O scorn’d and outcast Lord, beneath
O scorn’d and outcast Lord, beneath. Charles Coffin* (1676-1749), translated by John Chandler* (1806-1876).
Coffin’s hymn, beginning ‘Opprobiis, Jesu, satur’, was from the Paris Breviary of 1836, and Coffin’s Hymni Sacri (1836). According to JJ, p. 872, it was the Ferial Hymn at Matins during Passion Week and thereafter until Maundy Thursday.
The translation comes from Chandler’s Hymns of the Primitive Church (1837). It was printed in the Supplement (1889) to the Second Edition of A&M (1875), with the first line as above. Chandler’s first line was originally ‘His trial o’er, and now beneath’. A&M restored the ‘true Isaac’ (‘verus Isaac’) image in stanza 1, and made other...
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