All hail, happy day, when enrobed in our clay

All hail, happy day, when enrobed in our clay

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: NATIVITY (Holyoke)
Published in 43 hymnals

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All hail! happy day, when enroll'd in our clay,
The redeemer appear'd upon earth;
How can we refrain to join in the strain,
And to hail our Immanuel's birth.

Source: Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #85a

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: All hail, happy day, when enrobed in our clay
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d15

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d12

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d16

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A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #CCXI

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d13

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d12

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d9

Jubilant Voices #d5

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New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #383d

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d8

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d8

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d12

The American Repository of Sacred Music #d4

The Boston One-Line Psalmist: embracing Day and Beal's New Musical Notation #d2

The Jubilee Songster #d6

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d8

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d8

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d7

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The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #81

The Sabbath Chimes #d6

The Sacred Lyre #d12

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The Timbrel: a collection of solos, duets and choruses, for Sunday schools #60

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d12

The Victory #d6

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