Hymn, words by John Henry Newman (1801–90), written after an illness in Sicily. Tune, Lux benigna, by Rev. John Bacchus Dykes, organist, first pubd. 1867, under name St Oswald in Psalms and Hymns for the Church, School and Home, ed. D. T. Barry, 1867, and a year later in appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Another tune, Alberta, by W. H. Harris in Songs of Praise, enlarged edn., 1931.