Now doth the sun ascend the sky

Now doth the sun ascend the sky

Translator: Edward Caswall; Author: St. Ambrose
Published in 18 hymnals

Translator: Edward Caswall

Edward Caswall was born in 1814, at Yately, in Hampshire, where his father was a clergyman. In 1832, he went to Brasenose College, Oxford, and in 1836, took a second-class in classics. His humorous work, "The Art of Pluck," was published in 1835; it is still selling at Oxford, having passed through many editions. In 1838, he was ordained Deacon, and in 1839, Priest. He became perpetural Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle in 1840. In 1841, he resigned his incumbency and visited Ireland. In 1847, he joined the Church of Rome. In 1850, he was admitted into the Congregation of the Oratory at Birmingham, where he has since remained. He has published several works in prose and poetry. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Now doth the sun ascend the sky
Latin Title: Jam lucis orto sidere
Translator: Edward Caswall
Author: St. Ambrose
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #156Page Scan
Catholic Hymns, Gregorian Institute Hymnal, Organ Accompaniments to the 3rd and Augmented Edition #d45
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #10
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #82Page Scan
Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d186
Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d187
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #107Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #107Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #408Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #408Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages: selections from Lyra Catholica, Germanica, Apostolica and Other Sources #d90
Lyra Catholica: containing all the hymns of the Roman breviary and missal, with others from various sources. Arranged for every day in the week, and the festivals and saints' days... #55Page Scan
The Ave Maria Hymnal. 2nd rev. ed. #d96
The Catholic Hymn Book: a collection of hymns, anthems, etc. for all holydays of obligation and devotion throughout the year #16Page Scan
The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d98
The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book: containing the hymns of the seasons and festivals of the year, and an extensive collection of sacred melodies; to which are added an easy mass, vespers, and motets... #118Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #615Page Scan
The Little Catholic Hymn Book: Containing a Collection of Hymns, Anthems ... #d54



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