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Now the wings of day are furled

Author: Stopford A. Brooke

Brooke, Stopford Augustus, M.A., was born at Letterkenny, Donegal, Nov. 14, 1832, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating B.A. 1856; M.A. 1858. He carried off the Downes prize and the Vice-Chancellor's prize for English verse. On taking Holy Orders he was successively Curate of St. Matthew's, Marylebone, 1857-59; of Kensington, 1860-63; Chaplain to the British Embassy at Berlin, 1863-65; Minister of St. James's Chapel, York Street, London, 1866-75; and of Bedford Chapel, 1876. He was also appointed Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen, in 1872. In 1865 he published the Life and Letters of the late F. W. Robertson; in 1874, Theology in the English Poets; in 1876, Primer of English Literature, &c. On seceding from the Church of Engla… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now the wings of day are furled
Author: Stopford A. Brooke


Now the wings of day are furled . An altered form of S. A. Brooke's "Now that day its wings has furled," p. 113, ii. 6, into the American Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904. In the 1891 ed. of his Christian Hymns, the author has changed the opening line of his hymn to "Now the eyes of day are furled."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



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Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #118a
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #118b
Services for Congregational Worship #146Page Scan
Songs of the Christian Life #497Page Scan
The American Hymnal #d365
The American Hymnal for Chapel Service #d232
The American Hymnal for Chapel Service #d235
The Beacon Hymnal #d140
The Church Hymnal #d267
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d262
The Pilgrim Hymnal #511Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #631Page Scan
The Sanctuary Hymnal, published by Order of the General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ #69Page Scan
University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d141