Category Archives: No Tunes Exist For Hymn

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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Within The Temple’s Hallowed Courts

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 “Festivals of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Pure Offering.” Within the Temple’s hallowed courts Saint … Continue reading

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Who Will Lead Me To The Manger

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 “Epiphany. Christ Manifest at the Altar.” Who will lead me to the manger, Where my … Continue reading

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