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Rise, heart, thy Lord is risen

Rise, heart, thy Lord is risen

Author: George Herbert
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: George Herbert

Herbert, George, M.A., the fifth son of Richard Herbert and Magdalen, the daughter of Sir Richard Newport, was born at his father's seat, Montgomery Castle, April 3, 1593. He was educated at Westminster School, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. in 1611. On March 15, 1615, he became Major Fellow of the College, M.A. the same year, and in 1619 Orator for the University. Favoured by James I., intimate with Lord Bacon, Bishop Andrewes, and other men of influence, and encouraged in other ways, his hopes of Court preferment were somewhat bright until they were dispelled by the deaths of the Duke of Richmond, the Marquis of Hamilton, and then of King James himself. Retiring into Kent, he formed the resolution of taking Holy Orders… Go to person page >

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First Line: Rise, heart, thy Lord is risen
Author: George Herbert

Notes

Rise, heart; thy Lord is risen. Sing His praise Without delayes. G. Herbert. [Easter.] This is Herbert's quaint and beautiful hymn for Easter, published in The Temple, 1633, in 3 stanzas of 6 lines and 3 st. of 4 1. (see reprints of The Temple). The hymn in the Baptist Psalms & Hymns, 1858:—
“Rise heart! thy Lord arose With the first morning ray,"
by G. Rawson (see his Hymns, 1876, p. 190), was suggested by this lyric by G. Herbert. From Herbert's hymn st. iv.-vi. have also been used as a separate piece as, "I got me flowers to straw Thy way." This form is in Martineau's Hymns, 1840, &c. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Sing Joyfully #286

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