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cclxxiii.—From the British. Magazine, 1832, there signed with a t.
cclxxvi. cclxxix.—Both these are taken (with four of his own hymns), by the permission of the Rev. Arthur Tozer Russell, from his Hymn Book (Psalms and Hymns, &c.; Cambridge ; Deighton, 1851), in which cclxxvi. was first published ; while cclxxix. is from the Church of England Magazine, 1843, where it is in seven stanzas. The author is the Rev. Henry Downton, formerly of Chatham, and afterwards of Geneva. Hymn cclxxvi. though-first jmblished in 1851, had previously been printed in 1848, in the collection (not published) of Hymns for the German Hospital.
cclxxxi.—This, and No. ccclxxxix. are from Parish Musings, by the Rev. Dr. J. S. B. Monsell, Vicar of Egham (Rivingtons; Fifth Edition; 1S60), and are inserted by his kind permission.
cclxxxii.—This Hymn (now ascertained to be by Mr. Osier) first appeared in the Rev. W. J. Hall's collection (London : Wix, 1836).
cclxxxv.—Six out of twelve stanzas. Those omitted are the sixth to the eleventh, inclusive, of Jacobi. The hymn is at page 189 of Haberkorn's Psalmodia Germanica (London, 1765).
cclxxxvii.—First published in the Protestant Episcopal Collection of Hymns (1826), appended to the version of the Psalms at the end of the American Prayer-Book.
cclxxxviii.—The seven last out of fourteen stanzas. (Hymns and Sacred Poems by J. fy C. Wesley ; second edition : 1843 : page 192).
cclxxxix.—Seven out of eight stanzas. Montgomery's last stanza is omitted.
ccxc.—The text is from the late Rev. Edward Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody. The third stanza has been altered, and the fifth inserted by some unknown compiler.
ccxcu.—Crashaw's hymn is a translation from the Adoro te devote of Thomas Aquinas. It consists of fifty-six lines ; from which most of the lines of the present hymn are adopted, with more or less variation. The first abridgment (less varied than the present, and containing only six stanzas), was Hymn 18 in Austin's Offices ; and was repeated, with the change of one or two words, by Hickes (Devotions ; 1706 ; page 210). The present text is that of Dorrington's variation from Austin: in whose Reformed Devotions it is Hymn 23.
ccxcm.—From the collection of the Rev. R. Whittingham (Simpkin and Marshall: fourth edition, 1843); altered from a hymn by the Rev. Thomas Cotterill, 1810.
ccxcv.—From the Church of England Magazine, June 1838, where it is given in live stanzas.
ccxcvni.—Ten out of twenty-eight stanzas ; from a poem entitled Jesus teaches to die; at page 80 of the fourth volume of Bishop Ken's works (London ; 1721). The stanzas omitted are the first four; the tenth to the eighteenth inclusive ; the twenty-second to the twenty-fifth inclusive; and the twenty-eighth.
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