Category Archives: John Mason Neale

The Cloud Of Night Is Past Away

The cloud of night is past away: Mary, rejoice, rejoice, to-day! Alleluia. He That abhorred not thy womb Hath risen victorious from the tomb. Alleluia. The dart of death is knapped in twain: At Jesu’s feet death’s self lies slain. … Continue reading

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O Sons And Daughters Let Us Sing

Antiphon Between Verses: Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! O sons and daughters, let us sing! The King of Heaven, the glorious King, Over death today rose triumphing. Alleluia! That Easter morn, at break of day, The faithful women went their way To … Continue reading

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Humby I Adore Thee, Hidden Deity

Humbly I adore Thee, hidden Deity, Which beneath these figures art concealed from me; Wholly in submission Thee my spirit hails, For in contemplating Thee it wholly fails. Taste and touch and vision in Thee are deceived: But the hearing … Continue reading

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The Choirs of Ransomed Israel

Here’s a hymn for the Feast of the Transfiguration which we celebrate today: The choirs of ransom’d Israel, The Red Sea’s passage o’er, Uprais’d the hymn of triumph Upon the further shore: And shouted, as the foeman Was whelmed beneath … Continue reading

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Now That The Daylight Fills The Sky

This hymn is used for Prime on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Lauds/Morning Prayer on Thursdays of Weeks II & IV during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. Now that the … Continue reading

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Are Thy Toils and Woes Increasing?

Are thy toils and woes increasing? Are the Foe’s attacks unceasing? Look with Faith unclouded, Gaze with eyes unshrouded, On the Cross! Dost thou fear that strictest trial? Tremblest thou at Christ’s denial? Never rest without it, – Clasp thine … Continue reading

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Of The Father’s Love Begotten

Of the Father’s love begotten, ere the worlds began to be, He is Alpha and Omega, He the source, the ending He, Of the things that are, that have been, And that future years shall see, evermore and evermore! At … Continue reading

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