The Liturgical Poetry of Adam of St. Victor; From the Text of Gauthier with Translations Into English in the Original Meters and Short Explanatory Notes by Digby S. Wrangham Volume 1

The Liturgical Poetry of Adam of St. Victor; From the Text of Gauthier with Translations Into English in the Original Meters and Short Explanatory Notes by Digby S. Wrangham Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...more. All the parts together rated, Or alone, are calculated Threescore cubits wide to be: Triply do these three, thus blending, Harmonize with the transcending Trinity in Unity. Gorgeous ritual And perpetual Scents, sweet smelling, Fill God's dwelling, Cassia, myrrh, and cinnamon; Signifying Never-dying Christian graces, Prayers, and praises, Grateful offerings at His throne. In this palace Is each chalice Sunt ex auro, De thesauro Praeelecto penitus: 45 Nam magistros Et ministros Decet doctos Et excoctos Igne Sancti Spiritus. 5o Sic ex bonis Salomonis Qua e Rex David Praeparavit Fiunt aedificia; 55 Nam in lignis Res insignis Vivit Tyri, Cujus viri Tractant artificia. 60 Nam ex gente Judaisque Sicut Templum ab utrisque Conditur Ecclesia: Christe, qui hanc et hos unis, Lapis huic et his communis, 65 Tibi laus et gloria! Amen. A gold measure From the treasure Pre-elected secretly: 45 For all teachers' Minds, and preachers', Throughly furnished, Purged, and burnished, By the Spirit's fire should be. 5o Thus with treasure, David's pleasure Had collected, Is erected Solomon's great sanctuary; 55 But the dwelling, All exce1ling, ----Timber sending, Craftsmen lending, --Tyre's art fashioned cunningly. 6o Formed of Jew and Gentile races, Builds the Church her holy places, As did both the Temple raise. Christ, Who both in one unitest! Corner-stone of each! the brightest 65 Glory be to Thee and praise. Amen. xxv. DEDICATIO ECCLESIAE. LARA chorus dulce pangat voce nunc alleluia, Ad aeterni Regis laudem qui gubernat omnia! Cui nos universalis sociat Ecclesia, Scala nitens et pertingens ad poli fastigia; Ad honorem cujus laeta psallamus melodia, 5 Persolventes hodiernas laudes illi debitas. O felix aula, quam...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802713
  • 9781236802712