Bensalem (Oliver Holden)
- (Posted 2016-01-09) CPDL #38121:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-01-09). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 66 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition. A minor edit, otherwise as written in 1806. All seven stanzas included.
- (Posted 2016-01-09) CPDL #38119:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-01-09). Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 61 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All seven stanzas included.
Description: Words by Joseph Grigg, 1765, amended by Benjamin Francis, 1787. The version that Holden apparently used, which appears below, is that printed in Rippon's Selection, 1787, with seven stanzas.
Original text and translations
1. Jesus! and shall it ever be
3. Ashamed of Jesus! just as soon
5. Ashamed of Jesus! Yes, I may,
7. His institutions would I prize,