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" BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us Thine aid; Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid. "
Domestic memoirs of a Christian family resident in the county of Cumberland - Page 179
by Henry Tudor - 1848 - 416 pages
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Journey Into Christmas and Other Stories

Bess Streeter Aldrich - 1985 - 265 pages
...hoarse, entirely aged—but energetic. "Brightest and best of the sons of the morning! Shine on the darkness and lend us Thine aid: Star of the East, the horizon adorning . . ." Surprisingly, old Mrs. Parker felt a lessening of bitterness, a lifting of shadows. Nothing...
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Singing Family of the Cumberlands

Jean Ritchie - 1988 - 258 pages
...worship the Babe in the manger, Lo, for a guard the bright angels attend. Brightest and best of the suns of the morning, Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine...adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid. Not too slowly Hail the blest morn when the great Med - ! - a - tor Shep-herds go wor - ship the Babe...
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The New English Hymnal

Canterbury Press - 1989 - 544 pages
...oblation, Vainly with gifts would his favour secure; Richer by far is the heart's adoration, Brightest and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness...adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid. Reginald Heber 1783-1 826 50 Suitable for use in Procession From the eastern mountains Pressing on...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 111

1862
...of poetry. Bishop Hefoer frequently fell into this snare, as in his ' Brightest and best of the SOBS of the morning, Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine...East the horizon adorning, Guide where our Infant Kedeemor is laid,9 How surprising it is that Pope's celebrated apostrophe to his soul — ' Vital spark...
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The Old Boy: A Play in Two Acts

Albert Ramsdell Gurney - 1992 - 75 pages
...lighting and music. THE OLD BOY ACT ONE In darkness: the sound of a boy 's choir singing: "Brightest and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us thine aid ..."* The hymn fades into the sound of church bells chiming the hour — four pm — as Dexter...
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Common Hymnsense

Madeleine Forell Marshall - 1995 - 204 pages
...Richer by far is the heart's adoration; Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor. 5. Brightest and best of the sons of the morning! Dawn on our darkness...adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid! All of us begin the first line by addressing the star which will guide us to Bethlehem. But who were...
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Mrs. Coney: A Tale at Christmas

Belinda Bremner - 1997 - 43 pages
...M= F t> <T7 ~ <•*>' E^EŁ ^ Text: Reginald Heher (!783-l82f>) 1. Brightest and best of the stars of the morning. Dawn on our Darkness and lend us thine aid; Star of the east, the hori/on adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid. Refrain: Brightest and best of the stars...
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Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians as Sung by Jean Ritchie

Jean Ritchie - 1997 - 100 pages
...thine aid; Dm Star of the east the ho . D % ri-zon a-dorn -ing, Guide where our In - fant Re - deem-er is laid. Cold on his cradle the dewdrops are shining, Low lies His head with the beasts of Angels adore Him in slumber reclining, Maker and monarch and king of us all....
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A Selection of Shape-note Folk Hymns: From Southern United States Tune Books ...

David W. Music - 2005 - 91 pages
...a- dorn- ing, Guide where our in- fant re- deem- er was laid. 2. Cold on his cradle, the dew drops are shining; Low lies his bed, with the beasts of the stall; Angels adore him, in slumbers reclining, Wise men and shepherds before him do fall. Refrain 3. Say, shall we yield him,...
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The Californian, Volume 5

1882
...break this iron pressure on heart and brain. They were singing a Christmas hymn now : " Brightest and best of the sons of the morning Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid." Faith's brain, full of its own thoughts, did not take in the words, or follow their familiar...
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