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  • Hymn-book War; for there you will find that General Douglas, at the head of an army of negroes, made a desperate charge on Mason and

    Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive

  • However, in this total destitution of external excitements for my soul, I opened the Hymn-book, as it were by chance; and found in it, to my astonishment, some songs which actually, though under a fantastic form, appeared to shadow what I felt.

    Confessions of a Fair Saint. Book VI

  • Every Sunday night all the negroes who were beyond infancy assembled in the dining-room for Scripture readings expounded by her own pleasant voice, and for recitations in the Shorter Catechism and Village Hymn-book.

    Marion Harland's autobiography : the story of a long life,

  • Another important resolution related to the Hymn-book; "that a committee of three be appointed by the chair, to revise the present hymn-book, and present the same to the Bishops to be reviewed by them, and then to the book committee in Philadelphia, with instructions to publish it as soon as practicable."

    Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History

  • Barney at the table upon which were the Bible and the Hymn-book.

    The Doctor : a Tale of the Rockies

  • The pews were strewn with white hymn-sheets, which lay all over the chapel like snow in Salmon, and which contained special spiritual songs more stirring in their character than the contents of the Hymn-book; these hymns the

    The Farringdons

  • Two years later a "Lutheran Hymn-book" appeared, containing an un-Lutheran order of service, the Union formula of distribution, a rationalistic order for the celebration of the Lord's

    American Lutheranism Volume 1: Early History of American Lutheranism and The Tennessee Synod

  • As already mentioned, he had the joy of seeing, in 1534, the first entire translation of the Old as well as the New Testament made public, and a new edition of the Wittenberg Hymn-book appeared in the following year.

    Luther and Other Leaders of the Reformation

  • "Right in there the Preacher, with Bible and Hymn-book, stood"

    Farm Ballads

  • Bludger, one of the most depraved and regardless of the whole wicked crew of the Blackbird, -- "hullo, if here isn't old Captain Hymn-book!"

    In the Wrong Paradise

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