Category Archives: Isaac Williams

O Lord In Perfect Bliss Above

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, in perfect bliss above, Thou couldst … Continue reading

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First Of Martyrs, Thou Whose Name

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): First of Martyrs, thou whose name Doth thy golden Crown proclaim; … Continue reading

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Morn Of Morns, And Day Of Days!

This hymn was used for Nocturns (Matins) on Sundays throughout the year in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Ancient & Modern (1867): Morn of morns, and day of days! … Continue reading

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Ye Holy Ones Departed Be Around

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Octave of All Saints (November 8) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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Reverence Their Poor And Sadly Dear Remains!

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Octave of All Saints (November 8) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in … Continue reading

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Ye In The House Of Heavenly Morn

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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Ye Saintly Choirs That Round The Regal Seat

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

Posted in All Saints (November 1), Breviaries, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Hymns By The Greats, Isaac Williams, Jean-Baptiste de Santeul, Major Feasts, Matins/Office of Readings, Non-English Hymns, Offices of the Breviary, Paris Breviary, Subsections of Breviaries, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church, The Proper of Saints | 2 Comments