Excerpt from A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families
The names of the authors so far as I havebeen able to ascertain them, are prefixed. I had wished to insert the hymns just as their authors left them, only omitting such stanzas as were superﬂuous or objectionable. But alter spending a considerable time in trac mg them back to their original state, end finding that many, which were excellent on the whole, did absolutely require some changes, Iconcluded to take them in the best form in which I could find them, and sometimes to venture my own hsndat their unprove ment. But in every case of known alteration, (accept bare mic. Dam) Ihave beenecrupulous to signifythe fsetbypredxings star P] to the author's name. As for the anonymous hymns, I could seldom determine what was their original state; and in them.
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