Category Archives: St. Cosmas The Melodist

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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As Jonah Issuing From His Three Days’ Tomb

As Jonah, issuing from his three days’ tomb, At length was cast, uninjured, on the earth; So, from the virgin’s unpolluted womb Th’incarnate Word, that dwelt there, had His birth: For He, who knew no taint of mortal stain, Willed … Continue reading

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