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Hymns for the Amusement of Children

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Hymns for the Amusement of Children[1][edit]

The frontispiece depicting Prince Frederick and title of the 3rd edition of "Hymns for the Amusement of Children", London, 1775
Faith (Ed.: London 1775)

Contents:[edit]

I. Faith 100 percent.svg
II. Hope 100 percent.svg
III. Charity 100 percent.svg
IV. Prudence 100 percent.svg
V. Justice 100 percent.svg
VI. Mercy 100 percent.svg
VII. Temperance 100 percent.svg
VIII. Fortitude 100 percent.svg
IX. Moderation 100 percent.svg
X. Truth 100 percent.svg
XI. Beauty 100 percent.svg
XII. Honesty 100 percent.svg
XIII. Elegance 100 percent.svg
XIV. Loveliness 100 percent.svg
XV. Taste 100 percent.svg
XVI. Learning 100 percent.svg
XVII. Praise 100 percent.svg
XVIII. Prayer 100 percent.svg
XIX. Patience 100 percent.svg
XX. Watching 100 percent.svg
XXI. Generosity 100 percent.svg
XXII. Gratitude 100 percent.svg
XXIII. Peace 100 percent.svg
XXIV. Melancholy 100 percent.svg
XXV. Mirth 100 percent.svg
XXVI. Mutual Subjection 100 percent.svg
XXVII. Good-nature to Animals 100 percent.svg
XXVIII. Silence 100 percent.svg
XXIX. Long-suffering of God 100 percent.svg
XXX. Honour 100 percent.svg
XXXI. Immortality 100 percent.svg
XXXII. Against Despair 100 percent.svg
XXXIII. For Saturday 100 percent.svg
XXIV. For Sunday 100 percent.svg
XXXV. At Dressing in the Morning 100 percent.svg
XXXVI. At Undressing in the Evening      100 percent.svg
XXXVII. Pray remember the Poor 100 percent.svg
XXXVIII. Plenteous Redemption 100 percent.svg
XXXIX. The Conclusion of the Matter     100 percent.svg

Appendix to the Hymns for Children PPENDIX TO THE HYMNS.[edit]

(Not to the London Edition.)

I. Knowledge of God 100 percent.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
II. Love of God 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
III. Fear of God 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
IV. Trust in God 100 percent.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Anne Steele.
V. Communion with God                   100 percent.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
VI.        Christian Love 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
VII. Humility 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
VIII. Wisdom 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
IX. Obedience 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
X. Forgiveness of Injuries 100 percent.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Anne Steele.
XI. Contentment 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
XII. Ode to the Creator 100 percent.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Joseph Addison.
XIII. For Christmas-Day 100 percent.svg Not by Christopher Smart but by Philip Doddridge.
XIV. For Good-Friday 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.
XV. For Easter-Sunday 100 percent.svg Anonymous from Lyra Davidica. (1708).
XVI. For Whit-Sunday 100 percent.svg Not by Christopher Smart, derived from John Dryden.
The Lord's Prayer 100 percent.svg Attributed to Christopher Smart without evidence.

Notes[edit]

  1. Smart's last work. Partly it was written in the prison "King's Bench", in London, where he was imprisoned for debt in April 1770, and spent more then 12 months. The 1st edition appeared before Smart's death in May 1771.

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This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.