Monthly Archives: May 2017

Lift Up Your Songs, Ye Angel-Choirs

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “The Two Thrones.” Lift up your songs, ye angel-choirs, Lift up your heads, ye golden … Continue reading

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Daily Bread.” Give us this day our daily bread Ah! sweeter prayer were never said … Continue reading

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Gold For The King Of Kings

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Carol for The Midnight Mass.” Gold for the King of Kings, A Monarch come to … Continue reading

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Jesus Who For Me Betrayed

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Day of Institution. In the Same Night.” Jesus, Who for me betrayed, God, a captive … Continue reading

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Jesu, We Laud And Worship Thee

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Day of Institution. An Eucharistic Meditation.” Jesu, we laud and worship Thee, The veiled Incarnate … Continue reading

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Ten Thousand Saints Are Ours To-Day

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Festivals. The Fellowship of All Saints.” Ten thousand saints are ours to-day, Who says he … Continue reading

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Within The Temple’s Hallowed Courts

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Festivals of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Pure Offering.” Within the Temple’s hallowed courts Saint … Continue reading

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