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Source:
Singing the Faith: 186
Words:
Timothy Dudley-Smith
Music:
“Woodlands” by Walter Greatorex arr Paul Leddington Wright
Metre:
10.10.10.10.
Verses:
4
Further information

Based on The Magnificat, the song of Jesus' mother, Mary (Luke 1:46-55). See also My soul rejoices in God my Saviour (StF 60).

Evermore or ever more?

In response to an enquiry: TD-S's use of the word "evermore” at the close of the final verse is correct. Though this is sometimes written as two words, traditionally (from Middle English onwards), it’s written as a single word: a more emphatic version of “ever”, which is exactly right in this context. The word also holds the remnant suggestion of “always, at all times, constantly”, which is also appropriate here.