Category Archives: Isaac Williams

Deep Hidden By Divine Decree

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers during Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Deep hidden, by divine decree, In the dark womb of destiny, The long delaying day appears, And shines through clouds of rolling years … Continue reading

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Great Mover Of All Hearts

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers on Saturdays throughout the year in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Great mover of all hearts, whose hand Doth all the secret springs command Of human thought and will, Thou, since … Continue reading

Posted in Charles Coffin, Days of the Week, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Hymns By The Greats, Isaac Williams, Non-English Hymns, Ordinary Time, Paris Breviary, Pre-Lent (EF), Quinquagesima Sunday, Sabbath/Saturday, The Church Year, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, Weeks After Epiphany (EF), Weeks after Pentecost (EF) | 1 Comment

Lo! From the Desert Homes

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Lo! from the desert homes Where he hath hid so long, The new Elias comes, In sternest … Continue reading

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