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Neale not­ed “ano­ther verse was usu­al­ly sung un­til the 17th Cen­tu­ry, at the quaint­ness of which we can scarce­ly avoid a smile”:

Be Thou, O Lord, the Rider,
And we the little ass,
That to God’s holy city
Together we may pass.

100. ALL GLORY, LAUD AND HONOR

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All glory, laud and honor, -To Thee, Redeemer, King,
To Whom the lips of children -Made sweet hosannas ring.

Thou art the King of Israel, -Thou David’s royal Son,
Who in the Lord’s Name comest, -The King and Blessèd One.

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The company of angels -Are praising Thee on High,
And mortal men and all things -Created make reply. Refrain

The people of the Hebrews -With palms before Thee went;
Our prayer and praise and anthems-Before Thee we present.

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To Thee, before Thy passion, -They sang their hymns of praise; - To Thee, now high exalted, -Our melody we raise. Refrain

Thou didst accept their praises; -Accept the prayers we bring,
Who in all good delightest, -Thou good and gracious King.

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The­o­dulph of Or­le­ans, cir­ca 820 (Glor­ia, laus, et hon­or); trans­lat­ed from La­tin to Eng­lish by John M. Neale, 1851.