Tag Archives: Francis Pott

Glad Sight! The Holy Church

According to John Julian in the Dictionary of Hymnology, this hymn comes from the Office for Baptism of the Church at Jerusalem. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Fitted to the Order of … Continue reading

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Lift Up Your Heads, Eternal Gates

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Ascension: Lift up your heads, eternal gates;Ye everlasting doors, give way:The King, the King of glory comes,Ascending to … Continue reading

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In Watch And Prayer By Thee

This hymn was used for Lauds from the Third Sunday of Lent to Passion Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Fitted to the Order of Common Prayer (1861): … Continue reading

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Creator Of The Starry Height (Pott)

This hymn is used for Vespers on Sundays and weekdays during the Season of Advent in both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for Vespers during Advent in the Sarum Breviary. It is used for Vespers and … Continue reading

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The Shepherd Now Was Smitten

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): … Continue reading

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The Year Is Gone, Beyond Recall

This hymn was used for Compline on December 31 in the Meaux Breviary. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861) where it is listed as a hymn for New Year’s Day: The year is … Continue reading

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Forty Days And Forty Nights

This is a traditional hymn for Lent. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861) where it is listed as a hymn for Lent: Forty days and forty nightsThou wast fasting in the wild;Forty days … Continue reading

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The Strife Is O’er

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Fitted to the Order of Common Prayer (1861) where it is listed as a hymn for Easter. The words in brackets [] are my notes on the … Continue reading

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