Category Archives: Paris Breviary

Blest Trinity, From Mortal Sight

This hymn was used for Lauds on Trinity Sunday in the Paris Breviary (1736).  This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Blest Trinity, from mortal sight Veiled in Thine Own eternal Light, We Thee … Continue reading

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How Blest Were They Who Walked In Love

This hymn was used for Vespers (II) from 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): How blest were they who walked in Love With … 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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Creator Of The World To Thee

This hymn was used for Saturday Vespers (Sunday Vespers I) from the Saturday before Septuagesima until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Creator of the … Continue reading

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First Of Martyrs, Thou Whose Name

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): First of Martyrs, thou whose name Doth thy golden Crown proclaim; … Continue reading

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God From On High Hath Heard

This hymn was used for Nocturns for Christmas in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): God from on high hath heard, Let sighs and sorrows cease; Lo! from the … Continue reading

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When Shades Of Night Around Us Close

This hymn was used for Compline on Sundays and Weekdays in Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): When shades of night around us close, And weary limbs in … Continue reading

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