Green are the leaves, and sweet the flowers

Green are the leaves, and sweet the flowers

Author: John Henry Newman
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: John Henry Newman

Newman, John Henry , D.D. The hymnological side of Cardinal Newman's life and work is so small when compared with the causes which have ruled, and the events which have accompanied his life as a whole, that the barest outline of biographical facts and summary of poetical works comprise all that properly belongs to this work. Cardinal Newman was the eldest son of John Newman, and was born in London, Feb. 21, 1801. He was educated at Ealing under Dr. John Nicholas, and at Trinity College, Oxford, where he graduated in honours in 1820, and became a Fellow of Oriel in 1822. Taking Holy Orders in 1824, he was for a short time Vice-Principal of St. Alban's Hall, and then Tutor of Oriel. His appointment to St. Mary's, Oxford, was in the spring of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Green are the leaves, and sweet the flowers
Author: John Henry Newman
Refrain First Line: O mother maid, be thou our aid
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d34

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d41

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d41

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d43

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d109

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The Sodalist's Hymnal #248

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