After some readings and a hymn, the priest moved to the pulpit.
As the congregation sang a hymn, a deep voice could be heard above the others, strong and confident.
Alex shared the hymn book with her, his deep rich voice strong and confident.
In great state the tribune moved through the streets of Rome, being received at St Peter's with the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus, while in a letter the poet Petrarch urged him to continue his great and noble work, and congratulated him on his past achievements, calling him the new Camillus, Brutus and Romulus.
129); it is the hymn which begins, " There then was neither Aught nor Naught !
The Homeric Hymn to Apollo evidently combines two different versions, one of the approach of Apollo from the north by land, and the other of the introduction of his votaries from Crete.
The hymn to the rising and setting sun in the Book of the Dead (ch.
In a later hymn Amen-Ra is confessed as " the good god beloved, maker of men, creator of beasts, maker of things below and above, lord of mercy most loving."
His name is the first word of the first hymn of the Rig-veda: "Agni, I entreat, divine appointed priest of sacrifice."
The sacrifices made to Agni pass to the gods, for Agni is a messenger from and to the gods; but, at the same time, he is more than a mere messenger, he is an immortal, for another hymn runs: "No god indeed, no mortal is beyond the might of thee, the mighty One...
The quotations from the hymn in the pseudo-Athanasian De Virginitate, and in Chrysostom (Horn.
69 in Matth.), include only the opening words (those from St Luke's gospel), though the passage in Athanasius shows by an et caetera that only the beginning of the hymn is given.
FREDERICK WILLIAM FABER (1814-1863), British hymn writer and theologian, was born on the 28th of June 1814 at Calverley, Yorkshire, of which place his grandfather, Thomas Faber, was vicar.
But somehow, I should prefer to see the originals in the place where Genius meant them to remain, not only as a hymn of praise to the gods, but also as a monument of the glory of Greece.