Tag Archives: John Keble

Ave Maria Blessèd Maid

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906). It is listed under Saints’ Days: St. Mary the Virgin: Ave Maria blessèd Maid: Lily of Eden’s fragrant shade! Who can express the love That … Continue reading

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Word Supreme Before Creation

This hymn is for the Feast of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist (Dec. 27). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861): Word Supreme, before creation Born of God eternally, Who didst will for … Continue reading

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The Voice That Breathed O’er Eden

The voice that breathed o’er Eden, That earliest wedding day, The primal wedding blessing, It hath not passed away. Still in the pure espousal Of Christian man and maid The Holy Three are with us, The threefold grace is said. … Continue reading

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