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Happy, thrice happy they who hear

Representative Text

1 Happy, thrice happy they, who hear
Thy sacred trumpet's joyful sound;
Who may at festivals appear,
With Thy most glorious presence crown'd:

2 For in Thy strength they shall advance,
Whose conquests from Thy favour spring:
The Lord of hosts is our defence,
And Israel's God our Israel's King.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Text Information

First Line: Happy, thrice happy they who hear
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English
Publication Date: 1871
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Tune

WARRINGTON

WARRINGTON was composed by Ralph Harrison (b. Chinley, Derbyshire, England, 1748; d. Manchester, Lancashire, England, 1810) and published in his collection of psalm tunes, Sacred Harmony (1784). The tune's rising inflections help to accent words such as erotic (probably the only time this word has b…

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