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The day is past and gone, Great God, we bow to Thee

The day is past and gone, Great God, we bow to Thee

Translator: William John Blew (1849)
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The day is past and gone;
Great God, we bow to Thee;
Again, as shades of night steal on,
Unto Thy side we flee.

2 Oh, when shall that day come,
Ne’er sinking in the west,
That country and that happy home,
Where none shall break our rest.

3 Where we, preserved beneath
The shelter of Thy wing,
Forevermore Thy praise shall breathe,
And of Thy mercy sing.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #41

Translator: William John Blew

Blew, William John, M.A., son of William Blew, born April 13, 1808, and educated at Great Ealing School, and Wadham College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1830, and M.A., 1832. On taking Holy Orders, Mr. Blew was Curate of Nuthurst and Cocking, and St. Anne's, Westminster, and for a time Incumbent of St. John's next Gravesend. Besides translations from Homer (Iliad, bks. i., ii., &c.) and Æschylus (Agamemnon the King), and works on the Book of Common Prayer, including a paraphrase on a translation of the same in Latin, he edited the Breviarium Aherdonense, 1854; and published a pamphlet on Hymns and Hymn Books, 1858; and (with Dr. H. J. Gauntlett) The Church Hymn and Tune Book, 1852, 2nd ed. 1855. Tho hymns in this last work are chief… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The day is past and gone, Great God, we bow to Thee
Translator: William John Blew (1849)
Source: Latin

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #122Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d835
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #554Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #554Page Scan
Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #41TextAudioPage Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d665
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #175Page Scan
Hymnal for Schools #d166
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1230Page Scan
Hymns of the Advent #317Page Scan
New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #169Page Scan
Our Sunday School: for the Sunday school and social meetings #27Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #1081Page Scan
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #122Page Scan
The Catholic Hymnal: containing hymns for congregational and home use, and the vesper psalms, the office of compline, the litanies, hymns at benediction, etc. #184Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d832
The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d578
The Hymnal for Schools #d166
The Packer Hymnal #16Page Scan
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d579
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