Sing we the martyrs blestPublished in 2 hymnals
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Christo profusum sanguinem. This cento appeared in the Roman Breviary, 1632, for Festivals Common of Martyrs, and is thus composed: stanzas i., then new; stanzas ii.-iv. from "Aeterna Christi," lines 9-20, and stanzas v., lines 29-32, with the single alteration of line 30 from "Ut ipsorum consortio" to “Ut martyrum consortio." In this form it is in all modern editions of the Roman Breviary. Text in Daniel, i. No. 26; Card. Newman's Hymni Ecclesiae, 1838 and 1865.
Translations not in common use:—
1. Sing we the martyrs blest. Caswall, 1849.
--Excerpts from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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|Hymns of the Church, Ancient and Modern: for the use of all who love to sing the praises of God in Christ, in the family, the school, or the church; with a discourse on music as a divine ordinance... #186||Sing we the martyrs blest||Sing we the martyrs blest||1872|
|Lyra Catholica: containing all the hymns of the Roman breviary and missal, with others from various sources. Arranged for every day in the week, and the festivals and saints' days... #258||Sing we the martyrs blest||Sing we the martyrs blest||1851|