We hail Thee now, O Jesu
We hail Thee now, O Jesu. Frederick George Scott* (1861-1944).
Written when Scott, a Canadian, was in England as a curate at Coggeshall, Essex (1886-87). It was printed in the Church Times (29 January 1886), and later in Scott's The Soul’s Quest, and other poems (1888). It was then included in the Canadian Book of Common Praise (1908), of which Scott was one of the compilers. It was retained in the revised BCP (1938) but omitted from VU; it is also found in the Canadian Common Praise (1997), where it is set to ST CHRISTOPHER. In Britain it was included in the Second Supplement (1916) to the Second Edition of A&M, and was thus in A&MS:
We hail Thee now, O Jesu, Upon Thine...
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