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  • What you don't get, modus pontus, is what powerline has said:

    Is That Legal?: Stop the "Wellstone Funeral" Meme In Its Tracks!

  • Here's an mp3 the cantor from LLPB singing #63 above; this is "The God Whom Earth and Sea and Sky" the English version of Quem terra, pontus, ethera posted at Oremus Hymnal.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Here is a quick mp3 link for Quem terra, pontus, ethera and O gloriosa femina both use the same melody.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • I do know, though, that the hymns listed for Mattins and Lauds in Hymn-melodies for the whole year from the Sarum service-books (which hymns are notated "as on the Feast of the Conception") are sung to the same tune; the hymn is called "O gloriosa femina" (or "O gloriosa domina") at Lauds, and "Quem terra, pontus, ethera" at Mattins.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • I don't have the list of office hymns that are sung specifically on this day - but the LLPB appoints this hymn, "The God Whom Earth and Sea and Sky" (that's the mp3) (Quem terra, pontus, aethera) to "The Common of Saints - A hymn about the Blessed Virgin Mary."

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Omnia pontus erant, deerant quoque littora ponto, in a less tautological sense than hath generally been imputed to them.

    The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon

  • Acuit, vel cum brevis est utraque, ut _deus, citus, datur, arat; _ vel cum positione longa est utraque, ut _sollers; _ vel alterutra positione longa dum ne natura longa sit, prior, ut _pontus; _ posterior, ut _cohors_.

    The Roman Pronunciation of Latin Why we use it and how to use it

  • 'Estque dei sedes, nisi terra et pontus et aër et caelum et virtus?

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • * [134] Et quae marmoreo fert monstra sub aequore pontus.

    The Hymns of Methodism in their Literary Relations

  • The Roman Breviary divides it into two parts: the first, beginning with "Quem terra, pontus, sidera", assigned to Matins in the Common Office, and also the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin; the second, beginning with "O gloriosa virginum", similarly assigned to Lauds.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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