Glory be to the Father
etc. The first verse of this doxology is said to be by St. Basil.
During the Arian controversy it ran thus: “Glory be to the
Father, by the Son, and in the Holy Ghost.” (See
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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