Category Archives: The Creation

There Is A Book Who Runs May Read

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): There is a book, who runs may read, Which heavenly truth imparts, And all the lore its scholars need, Pure eyes and Christian hearts. The works of … Continue reading

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O Lord In Perfect Bliss Above

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, in perfect bliss above, Thou couldst … Continue reading

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Six Days Of Labour Now Are Past

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Saturdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Six days of labour now are past; Thou restest, Holy God; … Continue reading

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To-Day, O Lord, A Holier Work

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Fridays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): To-day, O Lord, a holier work Thy secret counsels frame, A … Continue reading

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The Fish In Wave And Bird On Wing

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Thursdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): The fish in wave and bird on wing God made the … Continue reading

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Thou Spak’st The Word, And Into One

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Tuesdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Thou spak’st the word, and into one The floods together flowed; … Continue reading

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Our God, In His Celestial Seat

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Our God, in His celestial … Continue reading

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