Det er fuldbragt. Den faldne Jord
Den Herre Krist til Himmels for
Fra Verdens Sog og Jammer.
Syng da, o Himmel, og min Aand!
Han satte sig hos Kraftens Haand
Som Herlighedens Herre!
Nu alting er ham underlagt,
Thi hans er riget, Pris og Magt
Og Herlighed og Ære!
Birgitte was born on March 7, 1742, in Gentofte, Denmark. She was the daughter of Jens Johansen. Boye married a supreme court judge in Copenhagen, Denmark. She found time to study German, French and English and translated hymns into Danish from these languages. As a hymnist, she was involved with Guldbergs og Harboes Psalmebog (Ove Guldberg’s and Ludvig Harboe’s Psalter), to which she contributed 146 hymns. She also produced "national dramatic writing." She died on October 17, 1824.
Sources: Julian, p. 1001 & Stulken, p. 145
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Display Title: Det er fuldbragtFirst Line: Det er fuldbragtAuthor: Birgitte BoyeDate: 1897Subject: Kristi Himmelfarts Dag | Til Høimesse; Christ's Ascension | High Mass; Haab og Længsel efter det Himmelske | ; Hope and Longing for the Heavenly |