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

Ambrose (b. Treves, Germany, 340; d. Milan, Italy, 397), one of the great Latin church fathers, is remembered best for his preaching, his struggle against the Arian heresy, and his introduction of metrical and antiphonal singing into the Western church. Ambrose was trained in legal studies and distinguished himself in a civic career, becoming a consul in Northern Italy. When the bishop of Milan, an Arian, died in 374, the people demanded that Ambrose, who was not ordained or even baptized, become the bishop. He was promptly baptized and ordained, and he remained bishop of Milan until his death. Ambrose successfully resisted the Arian heresy and the attempts of the Roman emperors to dominate the church. His most famous convert and disciple w… Go to person page >

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A Church of England Hymn Book #28

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #550

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Carmina Sanctorum #550

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1244

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Hymns of Worship #273

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #393

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d49

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #7a

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #7b

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #972

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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