by Nahum Tate (1652 - 1715)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

A Prince of glorious race descended
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
A Prince of glorious race descended
At his happy Birth attended
With rosy, smiling hours, to show
He will golden days bestow.

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This text was added to the website: 2014-06-29
Line count: 4
Word count: 22

Un prince qui descend d'une lignée...
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Un prince qui descend d'une lignée glorieuse,
À son naissance heureuse, assisté
Par des heures brillantes et souriantes pour montrer
Qu'il accordera des jours dorés.

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This text was added to the website: 2014-06-29
Line count: 4
Word count: 25