Lord, who at Cana’s wedding-feast
Lord, who at Cana’s wedding-feast. Adelaide Thrupp* (‘A.T.’) (1831-1908).
This was printed in her brother Joseph Francis Thrupp*’s Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship (Cambridge, 1853), with the initials ‘A.T.’. It began ‘Thou who at Cana’s wedding-feast’, and had four stanzas. It was entitled ‘Marriage’, and was preceded by a quotation from Ephesians, ‘This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the Church. – Eph. V. 32.’ The text in 1853 was as follows:
Thou who at Cana’s wedding-feast Didst as a guest appear: Thou, dearer far than earthly guest, Vouchsafe Thy presence here:
For holy Thou indeed dost prove Our marriage-vow to be, Proclaiming it a type of love...
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