Hail thee, festival day! Blest day that art hallowed forever,
day when the Holy Ghost shone in the world with God’s grace.
Lo, in the likeness or fire, on those who await his appearing,
he whom the Lord foretold suddenly, swiftly descends:
Forth from the Father he comes with sevenfold mystical offering,
pouring on all human souls infinite riches of God:
Hark! for the myriad tongues, Christ’s own, his chosen apostles,
preach to the ends of...