Day by day we magnify thee

Day by day we magnify thee

Author: John Ellerton
Tune: SLINGSBY (Carter)
Published in 52 hymnals

Author: John Ellerton

Ellerton, John, M.A., son of George Ellerton, was born in London, Dec. 16, 1826, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. 1849; M.A. 1854). Taking Holy Orders he was successively Curate of Easebourne, Sussex, 1850; Brighton, and Lecturer of St. Peter's, Brighton, 1852; Vicar of Crewe Green, and Chaplain to Lord Crewe, 1860; Rector of Hinstock, 1872; of Barnes, 1876; and of White Roding, 1886. Mr. Ellerton's prose writings include The Holiest Manhood, 1882; Our Infirmities, 1883, &c. It is, however, as a hymnologist, editor, hymnwriter, and translator, that he is most widely known. As editor he published: Hymns for Schools and Bible Classes, Brighton, 1859. He was also co-editor with Bishop How and others of the Society for Promoting… Go to person page >

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First Line: Day by day we magnify thee
Author: John Ellerton

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Day by day we magnify Thee. J. Ellerton. [Praise—-Children's Hymn.] Written to be sung daily at the opening of a National School in Brighton, and published, in 1858, in the author's Hymns for Schools and Bible Classes, from whence it passed into Church Hymns, 1871, Thring's Collectionslightly altered), the Methodist Sunday School Hymn Book, and other hymnals. In the Church Praise Book, N.Y., 1882, stanzas iv.-viii. are given anonymously as No. 93. Original text in Church Hymns, No. 568.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (52)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
50 Hymns and Tunes: arranged for the Girl's High School, Boston: and adapted to school and home use #26Image
A Church of England Hymn Book #597
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #338Image
A Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Sunday School #d38
A Selection of Spiritual Songs With Music, For the Sunday-School #87Image
Angelic Songs #d39
Carmina for Social Worship #d44
Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #14Image
Church Hymns with Tunes #568
Church Hymns with Tunes #616
Enlarged Songs of Praise #399
Full Salvation Hymnal #d31
Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #71Image
Gloria: a hymnal for use in Sunday schools, young people's societies, and devotional meetings #157Image
Harmony in Praise #d37
Hymns and Tunes for Children of the Church #d45
Hymns and Tunes for Schools #6Image
Hymns for Today #d38
Hymns of the Centuries: Sunday School Edition #d48
Hymns of Worship and Service for Sunday Schools #d43
Hymns of Worship and Service: for the Sunday School #22Image
Junior Church School Hymnal #d25
Little Pilgrim Songs: for primary classes and singing in the home: a new collection of sacred and secular songs, (including motion songs) together with a number of services for anniversary occasions #75Image
Pilgrim Songs for the Sunday School #60Image
Primary Exercises for Sunday Schools #d4
Singing on the Way: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday schools, social worship and congregations #145aImage
Songs for Sunday Schools and How to Use Them #5Image
Songs of Praise and Prayer #d65
Songs of Praise and Prayer : for the Sunday School and Social Meeting #20Image
Sursum Corda: a book of praise #105Image
The Alleluia #d46
The Alleluia: a collection of hymns and tunes for the church scool, and the mid-week meeting #27Image
The American Hymnal #d102
The Book of Praise #716
The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d44
The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #129Image
The Christian Hymnal: a selection of psalms and hymns with music, for use in public worship #468Image
The Church Hymnal #d75
The Church Hymnal Revised: containing hymns approved and set forth by the general convetions of 1892 and 1916; together with hymns for the use of guilds and brotherhoods, and for special occastions #636Image
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #93Image
The Hymns from the Children's Hymnal; with a Service, for Sunday Schools #d43
The New Alleluia: a collection of hymns and tunes for the Church School, and the mid-week meeting #182aImage
The New Children's Hymnal #d52
The New Hymnary: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday Schools #49Image
The Riverdale Hymn Book #420Image
The School Hymnal: a book of worship for young people #29Image
The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #338Image
The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #4Image
The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #4Image
Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #168Image
Worship and Song #d49
Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #41Image