Hymns, Ancient and Modern

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A hymnal, edited by H. W. Baker, which drew freely on ancient and modern sources and incorporated many of the traditional Office hymns (often in translations by J. M. Neale). The music assisted its popularity. There were revisions in 1950 and 1983; that of 2000 is called Common Praise.

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