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CONTAINING THE ORIGINAL HYMNS' OMITTED IN THE

LAST EDITION.
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Whoso offereth praise, glorifieth me. Psalm 1 23.
Therefore shall the people praise Thee. Psalm xiv. 17.
Let the people praise Thee, O God,mlet all the people praise Thee. Olet

the nations be glad, and sing for joy, for thou shalt judge the people
righteously, and govern the nations upon eartli Psalın lxvii. 3; 4.

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- BOSTON :
PUBLISHED BY MUNROE, FRANCIS, & PARKER,

No. 4, CORNHILL.
: 1808.

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PREFACE.

In the year

worship ; and might be made

New edition of the Collection of Hymns for the use oy the Universal Church being required, by the entire sale

all the copies of the former impression, it may be proper to give a short account of the work.

a the year 1792, the First Universal Church in ston, Massachusetts, attendant on the ministry of their Nected elder, Mr. John MURRAY, having taken into

kderation the impracticability of adapting JAMES and IN RELLY'S Hymns to all the purposes of social

Ship ; and conceiving that many valuable additions 2t be made from the writings of many eminent penmen, almost every persuasion in the christian world, were sed to appoint a committee for the revision of Rel

Hymns, and the selection of other composition." In

selection were many excellent hymns, marked original,

» written by one of the committee, Mr. GEORGE

HARDS, now minister of the Universal Church at rtsmouth, New-Hampshire.

1802, this first Collection being out of print, and Durch conceiving that a more extensive selection was Pisary, appointed a committee to select and arrange us for a new book ; and a copy-right continuing on vormer collection, they considered it a subject of

LY's Hymns, ar this selection

RICHARDS, Portsmou

necessary, al

hyning for a new bo

the former

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