The sun is set, the twilight's o'er. Bishop E. H. Bickersteth. [Holy Communion.] Written in 1869 for the author's Hymnal Companion, in which it was published in 1870 in 5 stanzas of 4 lines. It was also included in his Two Brothers and Other Poems, 1871. Outside of the Hymnal Companion its use is limited.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 3 of 3)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada. Annotated ed. #d657||The sun is set the twilight's o'er||The sun is set the twilight's o'er||Edward Henry Bickersteth||1909|
|The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #772||The sun is set, the twilight’s o’er||The sun is set, the twilight’s o’er||Bickersteth||1873|
|The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #538||The sun is set, the twilight’s o’er||The sun is set, the twilight’s o’er||CM||1893|