Flagrans amore, perditos. [Lazarus, Mary and Martha visited by Christ.] This hymn is appointed for use at 1st Vespers on the Feast of St. Lazarus, &c, in the revised Paris Breviary, 1736 ; and also in the Lyons and other modern French Breviaries. It previously appeared in the Cluniac Breviary, 1686, p. 1068. Full text in Card. Newman's Hymni Ecclesiae, 1838-1865. It has been translated as:—
As Jesus sought His wandering sheep. By I. Williams. First published in the British Magazine, May, 1836 (vol. ix. p. 504); and again in his Hymns translated from the Parisian Breviary, 1839, p. 241, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines. In 1841 it was given in the Child's Christian Year, and later in a few collections in Great Britain and America.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Hymn Book for Christian Worship #257||As Jesus sought his wandering sheep||As Jesus sought his wandering sheep||1854||Lyra Cath., alt.|
|Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #253||As Jesus sought his wandering sheep||As Jesus sought his wandering sheep||1853|
|Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #253||As Jesus sought his wandering sheep||As Jesus sought his wandering sheep||1857|
|Lyra Catholica: containing all the hymns of the Roman breviary and missal, with others from various sources. Arranged for every day in the week, and the festivals and saints' days... #518||Mary and Martha||As Jesus sought his wandering sheep||1851|