Ring out the grief that saps the mind, for those that here we see no more

Ring out the grief that saps the mind, for those that here we see no more

Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord, son of the Rev. G. C. Tennyson, Rector of Somersby, Lincolnshire, was born at Somersby, Aug. 6, 1809; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge; appointed Poet Laureate in 1850, and raised to the Peerage in 1884. Although Lord Tennyson has not written any hymns, extracts from his poems are sometimes used as such, as "Strong Son of God, immortal Love" (Faith in the Son of God), from the Introduction to his In Memoriam, 1850; the well-known "Too late, too late, ye cannot enter now," and others. The former is sometimes given as "Spirit of immortal Love," and again as "Eternal God, immortal Love." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Ring out the grief that saps the mind, for those that here we see no more
Author: Baron Tennyson Alfred Tennyson
Language: English

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DEUS TUORUM MILITUM (Grenoble)

DEUS TUORUM MILITUM (sometimes called GRENOBLE) was published in France in the 1753 Grenoble Antiphoner as a setting for the text "Deus tuorum militum" (“The God of Your Soldiers”). One of the finest French diocesan tunes from the eighteenth century, it represents a departure in Roman Catholic h…

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SIMEON (Stanley)


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Songs for Worship #d151

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Songs of Praise #348

The Book of Common Praise #653

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