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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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Religio medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a friend, with an intr. and ...

sir Thomas Browne - 1869
...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...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance ; Make me to sleep a holy trance. That I may, my rest being wrought,...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...
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A Household Book of English Poetry

1870 - 438 pages
...While I do rest, my soul advance; Make my sleep a holy trance, That I may, my rest being wrought, 15 Awake into some holy thought ; And with as active...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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The book of prayer and praise, for public and private worship, in fourteen ...

Book - 1871
...still with thec. 44. WHILE I QO rest, my soul 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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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...those watchful foes Whose eyes arc open while mine close : Let no dreams my head infest, But such as ith thy brow unto some holy thought, And with as active vigor rim My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a...
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A Garland of Poetry by Yorkshire Authors, Or Relating to Yorkshire

Abraham Holroyd - Ballads, English - 1873 - 198 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...
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Country life [poems].

Country life - 1873
...dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance ; Make me to sleep a holy trance. That I may, my rest being wrought,...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...
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Religio medici, ed. by W.P. Smith

sir Thomas Browne - 1874
...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...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 534 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 it...
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The English Hymn Book

English hymn book, Robert William Dale - Hymns, English - 1874
...while mine close ; Let no ill dreams my sleep infest, But such as Jacob's slumbers blessed ; 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. Sleep is a death ; oh, make me try, By sleeping,...
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