Immortal honor, endless fame

Immortal honor, endless fame

Author: John Dryden
Tune: EATON (Wyvill)
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: John Dryden

Dryden, John. The name of this great English poet has recently assumed a new importance to the students of hymns, from a claim made on his behalf in regard to a considerable body of translations from the Latin published after his death (1701), in a Primer of 1706. The discussion of this point will preclude us from giving more than an outline of his life. i. Biography.—John Dryden was the son of Erasmus, the third son of Sir Erasmus Dryden, and was born at Aid winkle, All Saints, Northants, Aug. 9, 1631. He was educated under Dr. Busby at Westminster, and entered Trip. College, Cambridge, in 1650. He took his B.A. in 1654, and resided nearly 7 years, though without a fellowship. He was of Puritan blood on both his father's and mother's… Go to person page >

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First Line: Immortal honor, endless fame
Author: John Dryden

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Immortal honour, endless fame. This is the concluding stanza of Dryden's translation of the "Veni Creator Spiritus," noted at p. 1210, i., 3. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #D8

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #D8

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D5

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D5

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #D3

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1134

Parish Psalmody #d346

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d379

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d328

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #612

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