Darkening night the land doth cover

Darkening night the land doth cover

Author: Lancelot Andrewes; Translator: Robert Seymour Bridges
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Lancelot Andrewes

Also known as Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester, Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Ely, Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Chichester.  Go to person page >

Translator: Robert Seymour Bridges

Robert S. Bridges (b. Walmer, Kent, England, 1844; d. Boar's Hill, Abingdon, Berkshire, England, 1930) In a modern listing of important poets Bridges' name is often omitted, but in his generation he was consid­ered a great poet and fine scholar. He studied medicine and practiced as a physician until 1881, when he moved to the village of Yattendon. He had already written some poetry, but after 1881 his literary career became a full-time occupation, and in 1913 he was awarded the position of poet laureate in England. Bridges published The Yattendon Hymnal (1899), a collection of one hundred hymns (forty-four written or translated by him with settings mainly from the Genevan psalter, arranged for unaccompanied singing. In addition to volumes… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Darkening night the land doth cover
Author: Lancelot Andrewes
Translator: Robert Seymour Bridges
Source: Greek
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d55

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d56

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Hymns #64

The Harvard University Hymn Book #39

The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #32

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #34

The Oxford Hymn Book #17

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