Tag Archives: John Mason Neale

They Whose Course On Earth Is O’er

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: They whose course on earth is o’er, Think they of their brethren more? They before the throne who … Continue reading

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The World Is Very Evil

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: The world is very evil; The times are waxing late; Be sober and keep vigil, The Judge is at … Continue reading

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Come, Ye Faithful, Raise The Anthem

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem, Cleave the skies with shouts of praise; Sing to him who found … Continue reading

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Draw Nigh, And Take The Body Of The Lord

This is a Eucharistic hymn composed at Bangor Abbey in Northern Ireland in the 7th Century: This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Holy … Continue reading

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Our Father’s Home Eternal

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for All Saints’ Day (Nov. 1): Our Father’s home eternal, O Christ, thou dost prepare With many divers … Continue reading

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Around The Throne Of God A Band

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Michaelmas (Sept. 29):* Around the throne of God a band Of glorious Angels always stand; Bright things they … Continue reading

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O Thou Who Through This Holy Week

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Palm Sunday: O Thou who through this holy week Didst suffer for us all, The sick to … Continue reading

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Take The Last Kiss – The Last For Ever!

This hymn is a translation of the Stichera of the Last Kiss at the close of the funeral liturgy in the Euchologion in the Byzantine Liturgy. The full text from which this hymn is translated is found in the Great … Continue reading

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The Day Is Past And Over

This hymn is a translation of troparia used during Great Compline in the Horologion in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church (1862). The text in … Continue reading

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Let Our Choir New Anthems Raise

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of Sts. Timothy and Maura, Martyrs (May 3) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of … Continue reading

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