Ere the waning light decay

Translator: Richard Mant

Mant, Richard D.D., son of the Rev. Richard Mant, Master of the Grammar School, Southampton, was born at Southampton, Feb. 12, 1776. He was educated at Winchester and Trinity, Oxford (B.A. 1797, M.A., 1799). At Oxford he won the Chancellor's prize for an English essay: was a Fellow of Oriel, and for some time College Tutor. On taking Holy Orders he was successively curate to his father, then of one or two other places, Vicar of Coggeshall, Essex, 1810; Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1813, Rector of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate, London. 1816, and East Horsley, 1818, Bishop of Killaloe, 1820, of Down and Connor, 1823, and of Dromore, 1842. He was also Bampton Lecturer in 1811. He died Nov. 2, 1848. His prose works were numerou… Go to person page >

Author: St. Ambrose

Ambrosius (St. Ambrose), second son and third child of Ambrosius, Prefect of the Gauls, was born at Lyons, Aries, or Treves--probably the last--in 340 A.D. On the death of his father in 353 his mother removed to Rome with her three children. Ambrose went through the usual course of education, attaining considerable proficiency in Greek; and then entered the profession which his elder brother Satyrus had chosen, that of the law. In this he so distinguished himself that, after practising in the court of Probus, the Praetorian Prefect of Italy, he was, in 374, appointed Consular of Liguria and Aemilia. This office necessitated his residence in Milan. Not many months after, Auxentius, bishop of Milan, who had joined the Arian party, died; and m… Go to person page >

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A Church of England Hymn Book: adapted to the daily services of the Church throughout the year #28
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #145Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #550Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #550Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1244Page Scan
Hymns of Worship: designed for use especially in the lecture room, the prayer meeting and the family #273Page Scan
Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #393Page Scan
The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d49
The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #7aPage Scan
The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #7bPage Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #972Page Scan
The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d48
The New Children's Hymnal #d59
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d135



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