Glory, love, and praise, and honour

Glory, love, and praise, and honour. Charles Wesley* (1707-1788).  This is from Graces before and after Meat. To which is Added, Gloria Patri; or, Hymns to the Trinity (Dublin, 1747). The first two stanzas are hymn XIII, the second of those designated for use ‘At or After Meat’. After XIII was written ‘To – Angels speak, let Man, &c. Hymn 2.’ This refers to the tune for hymn 2 in John Frederick Lampe*’s Hymns on the Great Festivals (1746). It was a two-stanza grace:  Glory, Love, and Praise, and Honour   For our Food   Now bestow’d Render we the Donor, Bounteous God, we now confess Thee,   God who thus   Blessest us, Meet it is to bless Thee. Know the Ox his Master’s Stable,   And...

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