Barnstable (Daniel Read)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2014-06-23). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 37 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval-note edition.
Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1739, as originally published. In modern hymnals, words have been revised considerably.
Original text and translations
Hail the day that saw Him rise
Ravished from our wishful eyes;
Christ awhile to mortals given
Re-ascends His native heaven.
There the pompous triumph waits,
Lift your heads, eternal gates.
Wide unfold the radiant scene,
Take the king of glory in!