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Praise We The Lord This Day

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): (1)Praise we the Lord this day, This day so long foretold, Whose promise shone with cheering ray On waiting saints of old. The Prophet … Continue reading

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God Eternal, Lord Of All

This hymn is a translations/paraphrase of the Te Deum,  the great hymn of praise and thanksgiving of the Church. It has been attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. This is the full, original text as far as … Continue reading

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The Year Is Gone, Beyond Recall

This hymn was used for Compline on December 31 in the Meaux Breviary. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): The year is gone, beyond recall, With all its hopes and fears, With all … Continue reading

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Lapsus Est Annus; Redit Annus Alter

This hymn was used for Compline on December 31 in the Meaux Breviary. Lapsus est annus; redit annus alter; Vita sic mutis fugit acta pennis: Tu, Deus, cursum moderaris, unus Arbiter, ævi. Gens Tuis plaudat cumulata donis; Te simul votis Dominum precatur, Servet … Continue reading

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Let Every Heart Exulting Beat

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II of the Feast of the Sweetest Name of Jesus (Aug. 7) in the Sarum Breviary. From what I can find, the hymn originated somewhere in 15th Century England. This is the … Continue reading

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Jesu, My Lord, My God, My All

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Jesu, my Lord, my God, my All, Hear me, blest Saviour, when I call; Hear me, and from Thy dwelling place Pour down the riches of Thy … Continue reading

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Jesu, Grant Me This, I Pray

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Jesu, grant me this, I pray, Ever in Thy Heart to stay; Let me evermore abide Hidden in Thy wounded Side. If the evil one prepare, Or … Continue reading

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