Thy sacred race, O Lord, is run

Thy sacred race, O Lord, is run

Author: Charles Coffin
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Author: Charles Coffin

Coffin, Charles, born at Buzaney (Ardennes) in 1676, died 1749, was principal of the college at Beauvais, 1712 (succeeding the historian Rollin), and rector of the University of Paris, 1718. He published in 1727 some, of his Latin poems, for which he was already noted, and in 1736 the bulk of his hymns appeared in the Paris Breviary of that year. In the same year he published them as Hymni Sacri Auctore Carolo Coffin, and in 1755 a complete ed. of his Works was issued in 2 vols. To his Hymni Sacri is prefixed an interesting preface. The whole plan of his hymns, and of the Paris Breviary which he so largely influenced, comes out in his words. "In his porro scribendis Hymnis non tam poetico indulgendunv spiritui, quam nitoro et pietate co… Go to person page >

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Author: Charles Coffin

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #56

St. Basil's Hymn Book: Containing Daily Prayers, Prayers at Mass, Litanies #d158

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d196

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d157

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