Summer ended, harvest over

Summer ended, harvest over

Author: Greville Phillimore
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Summer ended, harvest o'er,
Lord, to Thee our song we pour,
For the valley's golden yield,
For the fruits of tree and field;

2 For the promise ever sure
That while heaven and earth endure
See time, harvest, cold and heat
Shall their yearly round complete;

3 For the care, which while we slept,
Watch o'er field and furrow kept,
Watch o'er all the buried grain,
Soon to burst to life again.

4 When the reaping angels bring,
Tares and wheat before the King,
Jesus! may we gathered be
In the heavenly barn to Thee.

5 Then the angel cry shall sound:
Praise the Lamb: the lost are found!
And the answering song shall be:
Alleluia, praise to Thee!

6 Praise to Thee! the toil is o'er;
Blight and curse shall be no more;
Lo! the mighty work is done:
Glory to the Three in One!

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #141a

Author: Greville Phillimore

Phillimore, Greville, M.A., was born in 1821 and educated at Westminster, the Charterhouse, and Christ Church, Oxford (B.A. 1842). Taking Holy Orders in 1843, he became Vicar of Downe-Ampney, Cricklade, Gloucestershire, in 1851, Rector of Henley-on-Thames, 1867, and of Ewelme, 1883. He died Jan. 20, 1884. His Parochial Sermons were pu.lished in 1856. He was joint editor with H. W. Beadon and J. R. Woodford (afterwards Bishop of Ely) of The Parish Hymn Book, 1863 (195 hymns), and the enlarged edition, 1875 (274 hymns). The first edition of this collection was one of the first hymn-books which gave Dr. Neale's translations of Greek hymns for congregational use. To the 1863 edition Mr. Phillimore contributed the following hymns, several of whi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Summer ended, harvest over
Author: Greville Phillimore
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Summer ended, harvest o'er. G. Phillimore. [Harvest.] Contributed to the Parish Hymn Book, 1863, No. 180, in 8 stanzas of 4 lines; of which lines 3, 4, of stanza i., and the whole of stanzas iii., were by the late Bishop Woodford, of Ely. The hymn was repeated in the Sarum Hymnal, 1868, the Hymnary, 1872, the 1875 edition of the Parish Hymn Book, and others.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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A Manual of Worship #183

Church Hymnal, Third Edition #327

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #141

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #141a

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #141b

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. 9th ed. #a141

Pilgrim Hymnal #579

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d581

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #824

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #824

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #327

The Sarum Hymnal #277

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