Henry Alline

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Life

Born: 14 June 1748

Died: 2 February 1784

Biography

Henry Alline, born at Newport, Rhode Island, was an itinerant preacher throughout Maritime Canada and northeastern New England, but is particularly associated with Nova Scotia: the third edition of his Hymns, and Spiritual Songs (Dover: Samuel Bragg Jr., 1797) contains 488 hymns, although the last of one these is not by Alline himself, and is marked 'By B.R.'.

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  • Adieu to earth with all your joy (Hymn 76, Book 3, 1786)
Yarmouth (Samuel Holyoke) 4 vo. 1791
Western (Samuel Holyoke) 3 vo. 1791
Sunbury (Samuel Holyoke) 4 vo. 1791
  • Jesus the Lord forever reigns (Hymn 79, Book 3, 1786)
Sweden (Samuel Holyoke) 4 vo. 1791
Confidence (Oliver Holden) 4 vo. 1796
Now can my soul in God rejoice (J. West) 4 vo. 1807
  • O how distressing was the scene (Hymn 8, Book 3, 1786)
Vienna (Samuel Holyoke) 3 vo. 1791
Deliverance (Oliver Holden) 3 vo. 1793
Yarmouth (Hezekiah Moors) 4 vo. 1809
Edenvale (Samuel Holyoke) 4 vo. 1791
  • Why will ye die, O wretched man (Hymn 7, Book 2, 1798)
Cyrene (Samuel Holyoke) 4 vo. 1791

Publications

  • Alline, Henry. 1786. Hymns, and Spiritual Songs. Boston: Peter Edes. Second Edition, 1795. Third Edition, 1797. Fourth Edition, 1802.

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