As Fades the Glowing Orb of Day
GENERAL, Evening Hymn

As fades the glowing orb of day
Jam sol recedit igneus

Translated by T. J. Potter
S. Webbe (1740-1816)


As fades the glowing orb of day,
To Thee, great source of light, we pray;
Blest Three in One, to ev'ry heart
Thy beams of life and love impart.

At early dawn, at close of day,
To Thee our vows we humbly pay;
May we, 'mid joys that never end,
With Thy bright saints in homage bend.

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