The Latin Hymn-writers and Their Hymns

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Funk & Wagnalls, 1889 - Hymns, Latin - 511 pages
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Hymns, Latin -- History and criticism.

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Page 22 - Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
Page 294 - I suppose that is the reason why the small old-fashioned book, for which you need only pay sixpence at a book-stall, works miracles to this day, turning bitter waters into sweetness, while expensive sermons and treatises, newly issued, leave all things as they were before. It was written down by a hand that waited for the heart's prompting ; it is the chronicle of a solitary hidden anguish, struggle, trust, and triumph...
Page 140 - In the midst of life we are in death : of whom may we seek for succour, but of thee, O Lord, who for our sins art justly displeased...
Page 294 - And so it remains to all time a lasting record of human needs and human consolations: the voice of a brother who, ages ago, felt and suffered and renounced...
Page 140 - Yet, O Lord God most holy, O Lord most mighty, O holy and most merciful Saviour, deliver us not into the bitter pains of eternal death.
Page 210 - ... ours to raise Our songs and chants and vows and prayers in that dear country's praise; And from these Babylonian streams to lift our weary eyes, And view the city that we love descending from the skies. There, there, secure from every ill, in freedom we shall sing The songs of Zion, hindered here by days of suffering, And unto Thee, our gracious Lord, our praises shall confess That all our sorrow hath been good, and Thou by pain canst bless.
Page 437 - Lyra Messianica ; Hymns and Verses on the Life of Christ, Ancient and Modern ; with other Poems. By the same Editor. Second Edition, enlarged.
Page 54 - Then it was first instituted that after the manner of the Eastern Churches hymns and psalms should be sung, lest the people should wax faint through the tediousness of sorrow: and from that day to this the custom is retained ; and many or rather almost all thy congregations, throughout other parts of the world, follow it.
Page 161 - Salve, Regina, Mater misericordiae; Vita, dulcedo et spes nostra, salve. Ad te clamamus, exules filii Evae. Ad te suspiramus, gementes et flentes In hac lacrimarum valle. Eia ergo advocata nostra, illos tuos Misericordes oculos ad nos converte. Et Jesum, benedictum fructum ventris tui, Nobis, post hoc exsilium, ostende. O clemens. O pia, o dulcis Virgo Maria.
Page 323 - A devastante angelo, Erepti de durissimo Pharaonis imperio. Jam pascha nostrum Christus est, Qui immolatus agnus est; Sinceritatis azyma Caro ejus oblata est. O vera digna hostia, Per quam fracta sunt tartara, Redempta plebs captivata, Reddita vitae praemia. Consurgit Christus tumulo, Victor redit de barathro, Tyrannum trudens vinculo, Et reserans paradisum.

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