Lauda Sion Salvatorem; Praise O Sion, Praise Thy Saviour

Sequence on the Feast of Corpus Christi and throughout the octave. It was written by Saint Thomas Aquinas (1227-1274). About 20 translations are in existence. The one given in Britt is by Monsignor Henry; the tenth verse reads:
When at last the Bread is broken,
Doubt not what the Lord hath spoken:
In each part the same love token,
The same Christ, our hearts adore:
For no power the Thing divideth -
'Tis the symbols He provideth,
While the Saviour still abideth
Undiminished as before.
New Catholic Dictionary

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