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277. Bread of the world in mercy broken

Bread of the world in mercy broken,
Wine of the soul in mercy shed,
By whom the words of life were spoken,
And in whose death our sins are dead:
Look on the heart by sorrow broken,
Look on the tears by sinners shed,
And be thy feast to us the token--
That by thy grace our souls are fed!

Text Information
First Line: Bread of the world in mercy broken
Author: Reginald Heber, 1783-1826
Meter: 98 98 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: Sacraments and Other Rites: Holy Communion
Tune Information
Name: RENDEZ À DIEU
Composer: Louis Bourgeois, c. 1510-61
Harmonizer: R. V. W.
Meter: 98 98 D
Key: G Major
Source: Ps. 118 in the Genevan Psalter, 1543; Harmony based on the Scittsh version of 1664
Copyright: Harm. By permission of Oxford University Press
Notes: Bourgeois either adapted or composed



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