hymn book


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hymn·book

or hymn book  (hĭm′bo͝ok′)
n.
See hymnal.
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hymn book

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a book containing the words and music of hymns
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Translations

hymn book

nGesangbuch nt
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hymn book

nlibro dei canti
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References in classic literature ?
Leavitt, our minister then, and told him if he didn't make Fiske stop that I'd just rise up the next night and throw my hymn book at him when he mentioned that `beautiful but unrepentant young woman.' I'd have done it too, believe ME.
Creakle, looking through a little hole in it, reported to us, in a state of the greatest admiration, that he was reading a Hymn Book.
There was such a rush of heads immediately, to see Number Twenty Seven reading his Hymn Book, that the little hole was blocked up, six or seven heads deep.
"I will not play tit-tat-x on the fly leaves of my hymn book in church," wrote Peter.
The sun shone brightly, and all the bells in the church-towers were pealing; the people were dressed in their best clothes, and were going to church, with their hymn books under their arms, to hear the minister preach.
The hymn is now number 660 in the Singing The Faith hymn book.
Laudis Corona: the news Sunday school hymn book, containing a collection of Catholic hymns, arranged for the principal seasons and festivals of the year (1880).
It is known, however, that one of the persons chiefly responsible for the publication of this hymn book was Johann Konrad Ziegler (1692-1731), a leader in the Pietist revival at the Swiss town of Schaffhausen, who was also that movement's poet and hymn writer.
The CCM collection joins two related collections housed at Archives and Special Collections: The Gospel Recordings Collection (1925-1985), and the Hymn Book Collection from the Hope Publishing Company.
(6.) William Galbraith Young, Sialkot Convention Hymn Book: Notes on Writers and Translators (Daska: [s.n.], 1965), 3.
Start writing Are you the sort of person who spends idle moments in Church, searching the hymn book for bits of trivia?