Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (18071882). Complete Poetical Works. 1893.
The Seaside and the Fireside
By the Fireside. Hymn for my Brothers Ordination
The brother was the Rev. Samuel Longfellow, the poets biographer. In his diary, February 8, 1848, Mr. Longfellow wrote: S. returned from Portland. Read to him the chant I wrote for his ordination,a midnight thought. He likes it, and will have it sung.
CHRIST to the young man said: Yet one thing more;