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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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Psalms, Hymns, and Passages of Scripture, for Christian Worship

Bible - 1855 - 600 pages
...while mine elose ; Let no ill dreams my sleep infest, But sueh as Jaeob's slumbers bless'd. 4 That so I may, my rest being wrought. Awake into some holy thought ; And with an aetive vigour run My eourse, as doth the unwearied sun. 6 Sleep is a death ; O make me try, l*y...
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Early years and late reflections v. 3, Volume 3

Clement Carlyon - 1856
...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;...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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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Thomas Vincent Fosbery - Christian poetry - 1857 - 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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The Life of Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells

George Long Duyckinck - 1859 - 317 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...wrought, Awake into some holy thought, And with as active vigor run My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; — O make me try, By sleeping, what...
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Hymns of the Ages: Being Selections from Lyra Catholica, Germanica ..., Volume 1

Caroline Snowden Guild - Hymns - 1859 - 301 pages
...trance : That I may, my reft being wrought, Awake into some holy thought. And with as adtive vigor run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death, O make me try, By fleeping, what it is to die : And as gently lay my head On my grave as now my bed....
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The baptist Magazine

1860
...while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do sleep, my soul, advance : Make my sleep a holy trance, That...rest being wrought, Awake into some holy thought, It will be seen that many of the finest thoughts in the Evening are forestalled here. Yet, who would...
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Psalms, hymns, and anthems, compiled and ed. by E. Courtauld

Ellen Courtauld - 1860
...CCCCXLV. sni THOS. BEOWI. WHILE I do rest, my aonl advance, Let me sleep a holy trance, That I may take my rest being wrought Awake into some holy thought ; And with as cheerful vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death : oh, let me try, By sleeping,...
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Golden gleanings, a selection from the poets devotional and moral

Golden gleanings - 1863
...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...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 bed....
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1863
...are open, while mine close : Let no dreams my head infest, Hut such as Jacob's temples blest. While 1 do rest, my soul advance ; Make my sleep a holy trance...active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. • In the book of God, to those who had a revelation of His will ; and in the book of cQiucience,...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time

Lewis Borrett White - English poetry - 1864 - 190 pages
...eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples bless'd. While I do rest, my soul advance, Make my sleep a...My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ;—oh 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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