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and wrote in 1891, for the Commencement of the Meadville Theological School, June 12, that year, and published, unchanged, in The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems, Second Series, Boston, 1894, with the title "The Day of God," in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, all here used, Thy kingdom come, on bended knee . . 136 and wrote in 1882, and first published in Unity, Chicago, April 1, 1884, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and revised and reprinted in The Thought of God, with the title "On the Mount," in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, all here used, Not always on the mount may we


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and wrote in 1879, and first published in the Christian Register, Boston, March 22, 1879, and revised and reprinted in The Thought of God, with the title "The Larger Faith," in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, all here used, We pray no more, made lowly wise How, William Walsham [1823- ], son of William Wybergh How, solicitor: born at Shrewsbury: Shrewsbury School; then Wadham College, Oxford, B. A., 1845, M. A., 1847, D. D., 1886; holy orders, 1846. In 1879, he was made suffragan bishop for East London, with the title bishop of Bedford, and in 1888, bishop of Wakefield. In 1854, was published Psalms and Hymns, compiled by the Rev. Thomas Baker Morrell and the Rev. William Walsham How. This was republished, enlarged, in 1864, and with a Supplement, in 1867. In

1871, he was joint editor of the S. P. C. K. Church Hymns, to which he made several contributions. In Hymn for Saints' Days, and Other Hymns, 1864, was first published in II stanzas of 3 lines and a refrain "Alleluia," the hymn the first line of which follows. For Church Hymns, 1871, it was slightly revised, and of that form are here given stanzas 1, 2, 6, 7.

For all the saints, who from their labors rest . 275 About 1858 he wrote, and in 1864 first published in the enlarged edition of Morrell and How's Psalms and Hymns, reprinted in Church Hymns, 1871, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, stanza 3 here omitted,

We give thee but thine own


Hughes, Thomas [1823- ], son of John Hughes, of Donington Priory, Berkshire: born at Uffington, Berkshire: Rugby; then Oriel College, Oxford, B. A., 1845: M. P., 1865-1874; Queen's counsel, 1869; judge of County Court Circuit, 1882: gave to the Hon. Mrs. Norton, for Lays of the Sanctuary, a collection of poems privately printed in 1861 and sold for a charitable purpose, a hymn entitled "Truth," with the texts "Strive for the truth to the death, and the Lord will fight for thee, Eccles.; Thou requirest truth in the inmost parts, Ps.," in 9 stanzas of 4 lines, the first line of which follows. It has been said that it was suggested by a sermon of Maurice, published in his Doctrine of Sacrifice, entitled "The word of God conquering by sacrifice." As here given, stanzas 3, 4, 7, 8 are omitted.

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said, in an account of his life written in the 10th century, and probably legendary, to have been the son of Sergius, a Christian but an officer of the caliph; to have been born at Damascus, and educated by Cosmas, a monk redeemed from captivity; to have succeeded to the office of his father, but afterwards to have retired to the Monastery of St. Saba, near Jerusalem, and late in life to have been ordained a priest of the Church of Jerusalem. He was certainly author of important theological works, and is called by Neale the greatest of the poets of the Greek Church. From the first of the eight odes that make up the Golden, or Queen of Canons," set for Easter in the Greek Church, beginning ̓Αναστάσεως ἡμέρα, John Mason Neale, q. v., translated and published in his Hymns of the Eastern Church, 1862, in 3 stanzas of 8 lines, here given unchanged,

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Johns, John [1801-1847], son of Ambrose Bowden Johns, painter: born at Plymouth, Devonshire: educated at Plymouth and Edinburgh minister of old Presbyterian Chapel at Crediton, 1820-1836; minister to the poor in Liverpool, 1836, dying of a fever contracted through devotion to his work: contributed 35 hymns to Beard's Collection of Hymns, 1837. Of one of these, entitled "Prayer for the King dom of God," in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, has been here taken all but stanza 5. Come, kingdom of our God



Johnson, Samuel [1709-1784], son of Michael Johnson, bookseller: born at Lichfield, Staffordshire Pembroke College, Oxford, M. A., 1755, D. C. L., 1775; LL. D., Dublin, 1765: placed as a motto to Number 7 of the Rambler, dated Tuesday, April 10, 1750, 6 lines from Book III. Metrum IX. of the De Consolatione Philosophiae, of Boethius, q. v., with a translation in 2 stanzas of 4 lines, which is here given unchanged, beginning,

O thou whose power o'er moving worlds presides 21

Johnson, Samuel [1822-1882], son of Dr. Samuel Johnson: born at Salem, Massachusetts Salem Schools; then Harvard, A. B., 1842, Divinity School, 1846: minister of the Free Church of Lynn, 1853-1870. He was joint editor with the Rev. Samuel Longfellow, q. v., of A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion, Boston, 1846, the same with A Supplement, 1848, and Hymns of the Spirit, Boston, 1864. He wrote for the graduating exercises of his class in Harvard Divinity School, 1846, and afterwards published in the Supplement named above, with the title "The Reformer's Vow," in 6 stanzas of lines, stanzas 3 and 6 here omitted,

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City of God, how broad and far.. Keble, John [1792-1866], son of the Rev. John Keble, vicar of Coln St. Aldwyn, Gloucestershire born in his father's house at Fairfield: educated at home; then Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he won a scholarship in 1806, B. A., double first class in 1810 [a distinction gained before only by Sir Robert Peel], M. A., 1813; fellow of Oriel, 1812-1835; University prizes for both Latin and English essays, 1812; examining master in the Schools, 1814-1816; ordained priest in 1816; tutor at Oriel, 1822; professor of poetry, Oxford, 1831-1842 after minor charges, vicar of Hursley, 1835-1866: wrote in 1819, and published in the Christian Year, 1827, for Septu

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published "AN EVENING HYMN. The words by Bishop Ken. Set by Mr. Jeremiah Clarke," and, to an edition of the Manual, printed in 1695, were added versions of the Morning, the Evening, and the Midnight hymns. In 1709, an edition of the Manual was printed with a revised version of the 3 hymns. From that revised version of the Morning hymn, in 14 stanzas of 4 lines, including the doxology beginning "Praise God, from whom all blessings flow" which is common to the 3 hymns, have been here taken stanzas 1, 5, 12, 13, beginning,

Awake, my soul, and with the sun


and from that of the Evening hymn, in 12 stanzas of 4 lines, have been here taken stanzas 1, 2, 5, 4, in that order, beginning,

and wrote in 1820, and published in the Christian Year for "Evening," with the text "Abide with us; for it is towards evening, and the day is far spent," Luke xxiv. 29, in All praise to thee, my God, this night.... 264 14 stanzas of 4 lines, stanzas 1, 3, 7, 8, 14 Latin Hymns.

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This anony mous hymn is given in Daniel 1V., pp. 63–65, in 9 stanzas of 2 lines and a refrain. It is included in the Mozarabic Breviary, and is therefore thought to be as old as the 5th century. The translation of John Ellerton, q. v., is here given, beginning, Sing alleluia forth in duteous praise


O DEUS EGO AMO TE, NAM PRIOR TU AMASTI ME. This hymn has been assigned to Saint Ignatius Loyola but was probably written by a German Jesuit of the 17th Century. The text may be found in Daniel 11., page 335. The translation of Edward Caswall, q. v., is here given, beginning,

'Tis gone, that bright and orbed blaze 248 Ken, Thomas [1637-1711], son of Thomas Ken, attorney, of London: born at Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire: Winchester; then New College, Oxford, B. A., 1661, M. A., 1664-1665, B. D., 1678, D. D., 1679; holy orders same year; fellow of Winchester, 1666: rector of Wodhay, and prebendary of Winchester, 1669; chaplain to Princess Mary at the Hague, 1676; bishop of Bath and Wells, 1685; one of the seven bishops imprisoned in the tower, 1688; deprived of his see for refusing to take the oaths under William and Mary, 1691: "approached," says Macaulay, "as near as human infirmity permits to the ideal perfection of Christian virtue." He published in 1674 AI love, I love thee, Lord most high Manual of Prayers for the Use of the Scholars VENI, VENI, EMMANUEL. This hymn is based of Winchester College, in which he says on 5 of the 7 greater antiphones, and was sure to sing the Morning and Evening Hymn made by an unknown writer of about the in your chamber devoutly;" but these hymns 12th century. These antiphones are sentences are not known to have been printed at that sung in Advent, before and after the Magnifidate. In the Harmonia Sacra, or Divine cat, by the Roman Church, and were first Hymns and Dialogues... Composed by the Best translated for use of the English Church by Masters. London, Henry Playford, 1693, was John Henry Newman, and published in No.



75 of Tracts for the Times, 1846. In 1851, John Mason Neale, q. v., first translated the hymn based on these antiphones, and published his translation in Mediaval Hymns, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines, of which stanzas 1, 4, 5 are here given.


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and with the title "John and Jesus," in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, all here used,


He wrote in 1860, and published in Hymns of the Spirit, with the title "The Church Universal," in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, all here used, One holy Church of God appears

Draw nigh, draw nigh, Emmanuel
Livermore, Abiel Abbot [1811–1892], son| A voice by Jordan's shore
of Jonathan Livermore: born at Wilton.
New Hampshire: Phillips Academy, Exeter;
Harvard, A. B., 1833, A. M., 1872, Divinity
School, 1836, D. D., 1888: minister of churches
at Keene, Cincinnati, and Yonkers; president
of Meadville Theological School, 1863-1890:
wrote for Christian Hymns, 1844, of which he
was chief editor, in 3 stanzas of 4 lines, all
here used,


A holy air is breathing round...
Longfellow, Samuel [1819-1892], son of Hon.
Stephen Longfellow : born at Portland, Maine:
Harvard, A. B., 1839, Divinity School, 1846:
minister of churches at Fall River, Massa-
chusetts, Brooklyn, New York, Germantown,
Pennsylvania, 1848-1882: wrote and printed,
with the title "The light that lighteth every
man," for the 2d Social Festival of the Free
Religious Association, 1874, in 2 stanzas of 8
lines, the hymn the first line of which follows.
He afterwards published it in A Book of Hymns
and Tunes for the Congregation and the Home,
Cambridge, 1876, with the title "Greeting," in
4 stanzas of 4 lines, and it is here given in
that form unchanged. This, with all the other
hymns of Mr. Longfellow herein given, was
revised by him for this book.

O life that maketh all things new.


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In the same book he published, with the title "Looking unto God," in 4 stanzas of 6 lines, all here used,

I look to thee in every need


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For the ordination of the Rev. Edward E. Hale, at Worcester, 1846, he wrote, and afterwards published in A Book of Hymns, 1846, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines, stanzas 5 and 6 here omitted,

O God, thy children gathered here. 304 Lowell, James Russell [1819-1891], son of the Rev. Charles Lowell: born at Cambridge: Harvard, A. B., 1838, A. M., 1841, LL. B., 1840,

LL. D., 1884; Smith professor of the French and Spanish languages and literatures, and professor of belles lettres, 1855-1886; Smith professor emeritus, 1886-1891; D. C. L., Oxford, 1873; LL. D., Cambridge, 1874, St. Andrews, 1884, Edinburgh, 1884, Bologna, 1888; rector, St. Andrews University, 1884; United States minister plenipotentiary to Spain, 1877-1881, to England, 1881-1885: wrote for the Christ mas festival of the Church of the Disciples, Boston, 1866, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines, the hymn the first line of which follows. It was published, slightly revised, in Vol. IV. of his Poetical Works, Boston, 1891, whence it has been here taken unchanged.




What means this glory round our feet Löwenstern, Matthäus Appelles [1594-1648], son of a saddler: born at Neustadt in Silesia: musical director and treasurer at Bernstadt, 1625; director of the school at Bernstadt, 1626; Rath and secretary, and also director of finance, 1631: published about 1644, in The mottoes of His Royal Highness Carl Friedrich, Duke of Münsterberg, and of other noble persons, together with sundry hymns expressly collected herewith. Published by M. A. von L., 30 hymns. One of these, beginning" Christe, du Beistand deiner Kreuzgemeine," in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, was included by Bunsen in his Versuch, 1833, and used by Philip Pusey, q. v., as a basis for his hymn in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, stanzas 1, 3, 4, 5 here used, beginning,

Lord of our life, and God of our salvation.


Luise Henriette [1627-1667], daughter of Friedrich Heinrich, prince of Nassau-Orange and stadtholder of the United Netherlands; wife of Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg; mother of Friedrich I. of Prussia: born at the Hague: contributed to the D. M. Luther's und anderer vornehmen geistreichen und gelehrten Männer Geistliche Lieder und Psalmen, Berlin, 1653, edited by Christopher Runge at her direction, as a Union Hymn

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Luther, Martin [1483-1546], son of Hans Luther: born at Eisleben, Saxony: University of Erfurt, A. B., 1502, A. M., 1503: Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507: professor at University of Wittenberg, 1508, D.D., 1512: published his 95 theses, 1517; burnt the papal bull that condemned them, 1520; Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-1534: published in Klug's Gesang-buch, Wittenberg, 1529, with the title "Der xxxxvi. Psalm. Deus noster refugium et virtus," in 4 stanzas of 9 lines, his hymn beginning "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott." Authorities differ as to when it was written. The full translation of Dr. Frederic H. Hedge, q. v., is here given unchanged.


A mighty fortress is our God Lynch, Thomas Toke [1818-1871], son of John Burke Lynch, M. D., of Great Dunmow, Essex: born at Great Dunmow: educated at a school in Islington, and at the Highbury Independent College: minister for many years of a congregation finally meeting in Mornington Church, Hampstead Road, London: published in The Rivulet, a Contribution to Sacred Song, London, 1855, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, all here used,

Where is thy God, my soul


Lyte, Henry Francis [1793-1847], son of Captain Thomas Lyte: born at Ednam, near Kelso, Roxburghshire: Royal School of Enniskillen; then Trinity College, Dublin, B. A., 1814, M. A., 1830, gaining the prize for Eng

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