Definition of Canticle of simeon
1. Noun. The prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32).
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Literary usage of Canticle of simeon
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"(10) At Complin, the "Canticle of Simeon" (Luke, li, 29-32), commonly referred to as the "Nunc dimittis" (from the opening words). These three canticles are ..."
2. The Liturgical Year by Prosper Guéranger (1903)
"... canticle of simeon. (St. Luke, ii.) Nuno dimittis servum tuum, Domine : * secundum verbum tuum in pace. Quia viderunt oculi mei : * Salutare tuum. ..."
3. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1895)
"... there presented themselves a hundred more : men, women, children, marched to their punishment, singing the Psalms of Marot, or the Canticle of Simeon ..."
4. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"their punishment, singing the Psalms of Marot, or the Canticle of Simeon Rappelez votre Serviteur, Seigneur Ij 'ai vu votre Sauveur. ..."