Category Archives: No Tunes Exist For Hymn

The World Is Grown Old, And Her Pleasures Are Past

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Fourth Sunday in Advent. The world is grown … 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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Oh! Come Ye Faithful, And Your Homage Bring

This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church: Oh! come ye faithful, and your homage bring To David’s town with glad accord; Behold the Son, behold the angels’ King: Oh, come … Continue reading

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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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Sweetest King, Enshrined Within

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Thanksgiving after Communion.” Sweetest King, enshrined within, to Thee my thanks I pay, Thou art … Continue reading

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Jesus, We Call Thee To Our Wedding Feast,

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Holy Matrimony” Jesus, we call Thee to our wedding feast, And Thou dost come, a … Continue reading

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The Harvest Moon Had Mounted High

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “A Dream of Harvest-Time” The harvest moon had mounted high, Her silver light was streaming … Continue reading

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