Percy Dearmer

Percy Dearmer
Short Name: Percy Dearmer
Full Name: Dearmer, Percy, 1867-1936
Birth Year: 1867
Death Year: 1936

Dearmer, Percy, M.A., son of Thomas Dearmer, was born in London, Feb. 27, 1867, and educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1896). He was ordained D. 1891, P. 1892, and has been since 1901 Vicar of S. Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London. He has been Secretary of the London Branch of the Christian Social Union since 1891, and is the author of The Parson's Handbook, 1st edition, 1899, and other works. He was one of the compilers of the English Hymnal, 1906, acting as Secretary and Editor, and contributed to it ten translations (38, 95, 150, 160, 165, 180, 215, 237, 352, 628) and portions of two others (242, 329), with the following originals:—
1. A brighter dawn is breaking. Easter. Suggested by the Aurora lucis, p. 95, but practically original.
2. Father, Who on man dost shower. Temperance.
3. God, we thank Thee, not in vain. Burial.
4. Holy God, we offer here. Holy Communion.
5. Jesu, good above all other. For Children.
6. Lord, the wind and sea obey Thee. For those at Sea.
7. The winter's sleep was long and deep. St. Philip and St. James. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Percival "Percy" Dearmer (27 February 1867 – 29 May 1936) was an English priest and liturgist best known as the author of The Parson's Handbook, a liturgical manual for Anglican clergy. A lifelong socialist, he was an early advocate of the public ministry of women (but not their ordination to the priesthood) and concerned with social justice. Dearmer also had a strong influence on the music of the church and, with Ralph Vaughan Williams and Martin Shaw, is credited with the revival and spread of traditional and medieval English musical forms.

Texts by Percy Dearmer (81)sort descendingAsInstances
A brighter dawn is breakingPercy Dearmer (Author)8
A message came to a maiden youngPercy Dearmer (Author)3
A patre unigenitus, Through a maiden is comePercy Dearmer (Collater)2
Ah think not the Lord delayethPercy Deamer (Author)5
Angels and ministers, spirits of gracePercy Dearmer (Author)2
As the disciples, when thy Son had left themPercy Dearmer (Author)6
Book of books, our people's strength,Percy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)24
Car un enfant est donnéPercy Dearmer (Tr. anglaise)2
Christ is the world's light, Christ and none otherPercy Dearmer (Translator (C))1
Come now, all people, keep high mirthPercy Dearmer (Author)6
Draw us in the Spirit's tetherPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)16
Easter eggs, Easter eggsPercy Dearmer (Author)2
Father most holy, merciful, and tenderP. Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Translator)18
Father of spirits, whose divine controlPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Translator)3
Father, we praise Thee, now the night is overP. Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Translator)64
Father, who on man dost showerPercy Dearmer (Author)26
From out of a wood did a cuckoo flyPercy Dearmer (Author)2
God is love: his the carePercy Dearmer (Author)10
Green groweth the holly, So doth the ivyPercy Dearmer (Translator)2
He who would valiant bePercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)16
Holy God, we show forth herePercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)2
How great the harvest isPercy Dearmer (Author)4
My God, I love Thee, not becausePercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Adapter)2
In dulci jubilo, Now sing with hearts aglowPercy Dearmer (Author)5
Jesus, good above all otherPercy Dearmer (Author)15
Jesus the Glory of the Holy AngelsPercy Dearmer (Author)3
Let us rejoice, the fight is wonPercy Dearmer (Author)3
Life is good, for God contrives itPercy Dearmer, 1867- (Author)5
Life is good, for God contrives it Deep on deep its wonder liesPercy Dearmer (Author)2
Little Jesus sweetly sleep, do not stirPercy Dearmer (Author)12
Lo, in the wilderness a voicePercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)2
Lo, the fair beauty of earth (Dearmer)Percy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Translator)3
Long ago and far away heaven rang with joy todayPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Translator (refrain, into English))1
Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendorPercy Dearmer (Author)1
Lord Jesus hath a garden full of flowers gayPercy Dearmer (Translator)2
Lord of health, thou life within usPercy Dearmer (Author)12
Lord, the wind and sea obey theePercy Dearmer (Author)1
Martyr of God, whose strength was steeledPercy Dearmer (Translator (from Latin))3
Now quit your care and anxious fearPercy Dearmer (Author)6
Now thy earthly work is donePercy Dearmer (Author)2
O blest Creator of light, Who makest day with radiance brightPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Translator)3
O Father above us, our father in mightPercy Dearmer (Author)4
O Father, the maker of beautiful thingsPercy Dearmer (Author)2
O glorious Maid, exalted farPercy Dearmer 1867-1936 (Translator)1
O Holy Spirit, God, All loveliness is thinePercy Dearmer (Author)4
O let the heart beat high with blissPer­cy Dear­mer (Translator (from Latin))4
O little One sweet, O little One mildPercy Dearmer (Translator)6
Praise him, praise him, all ye little childrenPercy Dreamer (Author)2
Praise him, praise him, all his children praise him!Percy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Adapter)3
Praise to God in the highestPercy Dearmer (Translator)4
Rejoice! The year upon its wayPercy Dearmer (Author)1
Remember all God's childrenPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)2
Remember all the peoplePercy Dearmer (Author)26
Servants of the great adventurePercy Dearmer (Author)2
Sing Alleluia forth in duteous praisePercy Dearmer, 1887-1936 (Translator)1
Sing, my tongue, the glorious battlePercy Dearmer (Translator)14
Sing praise to God, who spoke the WordPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)4
Spread, O spread, thou mighty wordPercy Dearmer (Paraphraser)1
Spring has now unwrapped the flowersPercy Dearmer (Author)1
Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands Percy Dearmer (Translator)17
The first good joy that Mary hadPercy Dearmer (Author)1
The greatness of God in his love has been shownPercy Dearmer (Author)2
The Royal Banners forward goCanon Percy Dearmer (Translator)5
The whole bright world rejoices nowPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Translator)6
The winter’s sleep was long and deepPercy Dearmer (Author)1
Thou Judge, by whom each empire fellPercy Dearmer (Author)10
Thou true Vine, that heals the nationsPercy Dearmer (Author)5
Through north and south and east and westPercy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (Author)1
To the name that is salvationPercy Dearmer (Author)6
To us in Bethlem cityPercy Dearmer (Author)4
Unknown and unrewarded their very namesPercy Dearmer (Author)5
Unto us a boy is bornPercy Dearmer (Translator)27
We wish you many happy returnsPercy Dearmer (Author)2
Welcome, day of the Lord, the firstPercy Dearmer (Author)5
When by fear my heart is dauntedPercy Dearmer (Author)3
When Christ had shown God's dawning reignPercy Dearmer (Author)2
When Christ our Lord had passed once morePercy Dearmer (Translator (from Latin))1
When Jesus Christ was yet a childPercy Dearmer (Translator)1
Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servantsCanon Percy Dearmer (Author)3
Why, impious Herod, should’st thou fearPercy Dearmer (Translator (from Latin))3
With Jesus for hero, for teacher and friendPercy Dearmer (Author)4

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