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" While I do rest, my soul advance: Make my sleep a holy trance: That I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some holy thought, And with as active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 14
1821
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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Hymns, Thomas Vincent Fosbery - Hymns, English - 1850 - 400 pages
...those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance,...being wrought, Awake into some holy thought ; And with active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble Sun. Sleep is a death ; O make me try, By sleeping,...
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Sir Thomas Browne's works, ed. by S. Wilkin, Volume 2

sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance...— 0 make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die I And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books V-VII. Religio ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christianity - 1852
...those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance...doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; — 0 make me tvy, By sleeping, what it is to die ! And as gently lay my head On my grave, aa now my bed. Howe'er...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books V-VII. Religio ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christianity - 1852
...those watchful foea, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance...vigour run My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death;—0 make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die ! And as gently lay my head On my grave, as...
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Psalms and hymns, collected and ed. by G. Dawson

George Dawson - 1853
...dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance, Make me sleep a holy trance ; That I may, my rest being wrought,...My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; O make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die ; And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1853
...youthful Wykehamists, than of either the originality or smoothness of his own verses. Sir Thomas Browne. " While I do rest, my soul advance ; Make my sleep a...into some holy thought, And with as active vigour rim My course as doth the nimble sun. " Sleep is a death : O make me try, By sleeping, what it is to...
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The Sunday at Home

1884
...Let no dreams mine head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul entrance, Make my sleep a holy trance. That I may* my rest being...course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death; O make mo try, By sleeping, what it is to die; And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed....
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Notes and Queries, Volume 10

Questions and answers - 1854
...those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance....holy trance, That I may, my rest being wrought, Awake unto some holy thought, And with as active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a...
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Dies consecrati: or, A new Christian year with the old poets [compiled by H ...

Christian year - 1855
...are open whilst mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. Whilst I do rest, my soul advance ; Make my sleep a holy trance, That I may (my rest being wrought) Wake into some holy thought; And with an active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep...
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Hymns and sacred songs, for Sunday schools and social worship [ed. by G.B ...

Hymns - 1855 - 256 pages
...! 2 While I do rest, my soul advance, And make my sleep a holy trance ; That so I may, when rest is wrought, Awake into some holy thought, And with as...active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. 3 Sleep is a death ; O make me try, By sleeping what it is to die ; And then as gently lay my head...
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