Early Latin Hymns: With Introduction and Notes

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Arthur Sumner Walpole
Georg Olms Verlag, 1922 - Hymns, Latin - 445 pages
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Page 32 - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time.
Page 6 - God, of the substance of the Father, begotten before the worlds; and Man, of the substance of his mother, born in the world...
Page 131 - Fac, cum vocante somno Castum petis cubile, Frontem locumque cordis Crucis figura signet. Crux pellit omne crimen, Fugiunt crucem tenebrae; Tali dicata signo Mens fluctuare nescit.
Page 116 - Si Maro, si Flaccus, si Naso et Persius horret, Lucanus si te Papiniusque tedet, Pareat eximio dulcis Prudentius ore, Carminibus variis nobilis ille satis...
Page 124 - Ps. cxlv. (cxlvi.) 6 qui fecit caelum et terram, mare, et omnia quae in eis sunt, from Exodus xx.
Page 33 - Gallo canente spes redit, aegris salus refunditur, mucro latronis conditur, lapsis fides revertitur. Jesu, labantes respice et nos videndo corrige: si respicis, lapsus cadunt, fletuque culpa solvitur. Tu, lux, refulge sensibus mentisque somnum discute, te nostra vox primum sonet et vota solvamus libi.
Page 24 - The great objects of faith in their simplest expression are felt by him BO sufficient to stir all the deepest affections of the heart, that any attempt to dress them up, to array them in moving language, were merely superfluous. The passion is there, but it is latent and represt, a fire burning inwardly, the glow of an austere enthusiasm, which reveals itself indeed, but not to every careless beholder.
Page 50 - Deum nullo modo ambigimus confitendu-m. accipe etiam in hymno sacri antistitis et confessoris Ambrosii, quem in natali Dominico catholica per omnes Italiae et Galliae regiones persultat ecclesia : procede de thalamo tuo, geminae gigans substantiae.
Page 14 - Vngi quoque necesse est eum qui baptizatus est ut accepto chrismate id est unctione esse unctus dei et habere in se gratiam Christi possit.
Page 51 - Egressus eius a patre, | regressus eius ad patrem, | Excursus usque ad inferos, | recursus ad sedem dei.

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