Immortal honor, endless fame

Immortal honor, endless fame

Author: John Dryden
Tune: EATON (Wyvill)
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: John Dryden

Dryden, John. The name of this great English poet has recently assumed a new importance to the students of hymns, from a claim made on his behalf in regard to a considerable body of translations from the Latin published after his death (1701), in a Primer of 1706. The discussion of this point will preclude us from giving more than an outline of his life. i. Biography.—John Dryden was the son of Erasmus, the third son of Sir Erasmus Dryden, and was born at Aid winkle, All Saints, Northants, Aug. 9, 1631. He was educated under Dr. Busby at Westminster, and entered Trip. College, Cambridge, in 1650. He took his B.A. in 1654, and resided nearly 7 years, though without a fellowship. He was of Puritan blood on both his father's and mother's… Go to person page >

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First Line: Immortal honor, endless fame
Author: John Dryden

Notes

Immortal honour, endless fame. This is the concluding stanza of Dryden's translation of the "Veni Creator Spiritus," noted at p. 1210, i., 3.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Instances

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Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #838Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #838Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #D8Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #D8Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D5Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D5Page Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #D3Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1134Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #411ePage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #411ePage Scan
Parish Psalmody #d346
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d379
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d328
The Emory Hymnal: a collection of sacred hymns and music for use in public worship, Sunday-schools, social meetings and family worship #D5Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #259gPage Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #270dPage Scan
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #612Page Scan
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; With tunes; Part I. Selections from the Psalter. Part II. The Hymnal, rev, and en. #612Page Scan



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