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All from the sun's uprise

All from the sun's uprise

Author: George Sandys
Published in 13 hymnals

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All, from the sun’s uprise
Unto his setting rays,
Resound in jubilees
The great Creator’s praise!
Him serve alone;
In triumph bring
Your gifts, and sing
Before His throne!

Man drew from man his birth;
But God his noble frame,
(Built of the ruddy earth,)
Filled with celestial flame.
His sons we are,
By Him are led,
Preserved and fed
With tender care.

Then to His portals press
In your divine resorts;
With thanks His power profess,
And praise Him in His courts.
How good! how pure!
His mercies last;
His promise past
Is ever sure.

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #495

Author: George Sandys

Sandys, George, son of Dr. Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York, was born at Bishopthorpe Palace, York, in 1577, and educated at St. Mary Hall and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. For some years he devoted himself to travelling in Europe and Asia, and published in 1615 a curious account of his experiences. After visiting America, where he was for a time the Treasurer of the British Colony of Virginia, he became, on his return, a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber of Charles I. He died at Bexley Abbey, Kent, March 1643. His publications included his Traveller's Thanksgiving; the prose work on his travels, A Relation of a journey begun in 1610, &c, 1615; a translation of the Metamorphoses of Ovid; and Grotius's tragedy of Christ's Passion. His product… Go to person page >

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First Line: All from the sun's uprise
Author: George Sandys


All from the sun's uprise. G. Sandys. [Ps. c.] This spirited and somewhat quaint rendering of Psalm 100 appeared in his Paraphrase upon the Psalms of David, 1636, and 1640, pp. 120-21: and again, as a part of his Paraphrase upon the Divine Poems, 1638 and 1640, in 3 stanzas of 8 lines. It was also repeated in a beautiful edition of the Paraphrase of the Psalmes, 1648 [Brit. Mus.], and again in an edition by the Rev. Richard Hooper. As given in Martineau's earlier Hymns, &c, 1840, and in his later Hymns of Praise and Prayer, 1873, it is unaltered. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #495Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #495Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #107Page Scan
Grammar School Hymn Book #d9
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #166Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #166Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #109Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #109Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #120Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #66Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #66Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #71Page Scan
The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #114Page Scan
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