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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 #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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