O thou true life of all that live

O thou true life of all that live

Translator: Edward Caswall; Author: St. Ambrose
Published in 30 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: O thou true life of all that live
Latin Title: Rerum Deus tenax vigor
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 #166

Catholic Hymns, Gregorian Institute Hymnal, Organ Accompaniments to the 3rd and Augmented Edition #d70

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Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #84

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d544

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #145

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #88

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #421

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #421

Hymns of the Ages: selections from Lyra Catholica, Germanica, Apostolica and Other Sources #d116

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Hymns of the Church Universal #597

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Hymns of the Spirit #178

Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #d44

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d498

Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d155

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The Christian Hymnal, Hymns with Tunes for the Services of the Church #176c

The Church-Book #d340

The Harvard University Hymn Book #d188

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #494

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The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #625

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The Standard Church Hymnal #60

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The Students' Hymnal #67

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d330

University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d179

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