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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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The family hymn-book

Family hymn-book - 1864
...while mine close ; Let no ill dreams my sleep infest, But such as Jacob's slumbers blest. 4 That so I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some holy thought ; And with an active vigour run My course, as doth the unwearied sun. 5 Sleep is a death ; O make me try, By sleeping...
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Gathered riches from the older poets, A.D. 1340-1699 [ed. by W.K.].

Gathered riches, W K - 1865 - 123 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...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...
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Gathered Riches from the Older Poets, A.D. 1340-1699

English poetry - 1865 - 223 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...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...
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The Living Age, Volume 90

1866
...open while mine close; Let no dreams my head infest. But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I Ho rest my soul advance, Make my sleep a holy trance...as active vigour run My course as doth the nimble nun. Sleep is a death : O make me try By sleeping what it is to die ; And as gently lay my head On...
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Poems of Religious Sorrow, Comfort, Counsel, and Aspiration

Francis James Child - Religious poetry - 1866 - 274 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 vigor run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; oh make me try, By sleeping,...
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The Augustine hymn book, a hymnal for all Churches, compiled by D. Thomas

Augustine hymn book - 1866
...are open while mine close ; Let no ill dreams my sleep infest, But such as Jacob's slumbers blest. 4 Sleep is a death ; 0 make me try By sleeping what it is to die ; And then as gently lay my head Upon my grave, as now my bed. iring from ^atl 178 " This is the wlll of...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

Missions - 1867
...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 ; 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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England's Antiphon

George MacDonald - English literature - 1868 - 332 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...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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Evening rest; or, Closing thoughts for every day in the Christian year, by ...

Christian year - 1868 - 263 pages
...peace, and take my rest ; for it is Thou, LORD, only, that makest me dwell in safety. Psalm iv. 9. While I do rest, my soul advance, Make my sleep a...My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; () 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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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...While I do rest, my soul advance; Make me to sleep a holy trance. That I may, my rest being wrought, 15 Awake into some holy thought; And with as active vigour...My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; oh ! make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die : 20 And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now...
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