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HYMNS,
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for the
Weekly Church Service

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London, John Murray, Albemarle Street 1828.

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TO HIS GRACE

THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY,

THESE HYMNS,

ADAPTED TO THE WEEKLY CHURCH SERVICE OF THE YEAR,

COMPOSED AND SELECTED

BY THE

RIGHT REVEREND REGINALD HEBER,

LATE LORD BISHOP OF CALCUTTA,

ARE,

WITH PERMISSION,

RESPECTFULLY AND HUMBLY DEDICATED

BY HIS WIDOW,

AMELIA HEBER.

July 5, 1827.

LONDON:

R. GILBERT, PRINTER,

ST. JOHN'S-SQUARE.

PREF A C E.

THE Hymns in this volume, which generally bear a relation to the Gospel of the day, were arranged by Bishop Heber with a hope that they might be deemed worthy of general adoption into our churches, and it was his intention to publish them soon after his arrival in India; but the arduous duties of his situation left little time, during the short life there allotted to him, for any employment not immediately connected with his diocese.

The work is now given to the world in compliance with his wishes, and from an anxious desire that none of his labours in the service of Christianity

should be lost.

Several of the Hymns are by the Reverend H. H. Milman; one is taken from Sir Walter Scott's Lay

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