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respects he has had the advantage of his Colleague's judgment; and, throughout, he, and also the Congregation generally, have been indebted to his other Co-adjutor, for valuable aid and suggestions, during a careful review of the Collection in different stages of it. - Thus closing his long-continued and interesting engagement, he commends the Hymn Book to the Divine blessing.
ARRANGEMENT OF THE HYMNS.
The following general Classification will aid in the selection of subjects. The same hymn, however, is sometimes capable of arrangement under different heads; and in such cases, a reference to the Alphabetical Index of Subjects, at the end of the volume, may be found expedient.
HYMNS OF GENERAL HOMAGE, AND
AND THE GOVERNMENT OP GOD.
Relation to the Righteous
See also Book IV. Sect. 7.
RESPECTING THE BLESSINGS OF THE
and of the Gospel in particular. 123–138
139-166 3, The Resurrection, Exaltation, and Reign of Christ
Hymns Sect. 4. Promises of Divine Mercy by Christ Jesus
Prospect of 'a Future Life.. 195-226
OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE.
racter and its Blessedness 227-256 2. Social Duties ...
257-275 3. Personal Duties .....
276-305 4. Penitential Sorrow and Reflection. 306—320
See also Book III. Sect. 4.
Duties and Dangers of the Spi-
....... 327-348 6. Devotion in General
See also Book II. Sect. 2 and 3.
BOOK V. OCCASIONAL AND MISCELLANEOUS HYMNS 462—482
DOXOLOGIES AND CONCLUDING HYMNS..
Hymns exclusively adapted to the LORD'S
163-106 Hymns for the New Year. .. 325—326, 462—464 Hymns for MORNING and EVENING... 347-355
LIST OF AUTHORS, COLLECTIONS,
EMPLOYED IN THIS VOLUME.
Dr. Drennan Rev. R. Aspland's Collection Dryden
Mr. George Dyer
Mrs. Sarah Bache
Rey. Dr. Enfield Mrs. Barbanld
Rev. Dr. Estlin Mr. Bernard Barton
Exeter Collection, of 1812 Rev. B. Beddome
Old Exeter Collection
Mrs. Fisher Rev. Edmund Butcher
Bishop Heber The Christian Reformer
Rev. Ottiwell Heginbothom Dr. Nathanael Cotton
Rev. Hugh Hatton
Rev. Thomas Jervis
Rev. Dr. Kippis
Rev. J. Logan
Sabbath Recreations Rev. Dr. Maltby's Collection
Salisbury Collection Merrick
Scotch Paraphrases Mr. James Montgomery
Dr. Thomas Scott Mrs. Hannah More
Select Collection, of 1756 Monthly Repository
Mr. John Smart
Sir James Edward Smith
Besides the foregoing, many other Authors and Collections
have been examined.