O God, we give ourselves today

Author: Anthony Nye

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First Line: O God, we give ourselves today
Author: Anthony Nye
Publication Date: 1977
Copyright: Words by permission of Clifford Howell SJ



MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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Australian Hymn Book #585

The Australian Hymn Book with Catholic Supplement #585

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