Where is this stupendeous stranger (Henry Ley)

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  • CPDL #10603:       
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2006-01-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 26 kB    Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Where is this Stupendeous Stranger
Composer: Henry Ley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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1. Where is this stupendeous stranger?
Prophets, shepherds, kings, advise.
Lead me to my Master's manger,
Show me where my Savior lies.

2. O Most Mighty, O Most Holy,
Far beyond the seraph's thought
Art thou then so mean and lowly
As unheeded prophets taught?

3. O the magnitude of meekness,
Worth from worth immortal sprung,
O the strength of infant weakness,
if eternal is so young!

4. God all-bounteous, all-creative,
Whom no ills from good dissuade,
is incarnate and a native
of the very world he made.