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Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep

Translator: Percy Dearmer

Dearmer, Percy, M.A., son of Thomas Dearmer, was born in London, Feb. 27, 1867, and educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1896). He was ordained D. 1891, P. 1892, and has been since 1901 Vicar of S. Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London. He has been Secretary of the London Branch of the Christian Social Union since 1891, and is the author of The Parson's Handbook, 1st edition, 1899, and other works. He was one of the compilers of the English Hymnal, 1906, acting as Secretary and Editor, and contributed to it ten translations (38, 95, 150, 160, 165, 180, 215, 237, 352, 628) and portions of two others (242, 329), with the following originals:— 1. A brighter dawn is breaking. Easter. Suggested by… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Little Jesus sweetly sleep, do not stir
Title: Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep
Translator: Percy Dearmer
Meter: 10.7.8.8.7.7
Source: Czechoslovakian
Copyright: From "Enlarged Songs of Praise" by permission of Oxford University Press

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #448

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #861

Hymns Old and New #306

Worship in Song #73

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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