Crossword Puzzle

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Dies iræ, dies illa,

Dies iræ, dies illa,

Day {of wrath} day that

Day of wrath, day of mourning

Solvet sæclum in favilla:

Solvet sæclum in favilla:

Dissolves ages in ashes

Heaven and earth in ashes burning

Teste David cum Sibylla.

Teste David cum Sibylla.

Testifies David with {the Sybil}

See fulfilled the prophet's warning

There are so many translations of this one hymn - literally hundreds in English alone. For the hymnbook I went with Fr J Aylward and William Wingfield. Above I attempted the W J Irons translation from memory, which features two syllable rhymes as in the Latin.