Miris modis repente liber, ferrea; In Wondrous Mode Set Free, Lo, At The Lord's Command

Hymn for Vespers on 1 August, feast of Saint Peter in Chains. It is one stanza of the hymn "Felix per omnes featum mundi cardines." The hymn is attributed to Saint Paulinus, Patriarch of Aquileia (726-802). There are three translations of the entire hymn; the English title given is by T. Potter.

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