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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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 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 aetive vigor run My course, as doth the nimble sun, Sleep is a death ; О make mo try By sleeping,...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...dreams mv head infest Hut such as Jacob's temples blest. Whilst I do rest, my soul advance ; Jlake my sleep a holy trance : That I may, my rest being...wrought, Awake into some holy thought, And with as active vigor run J[y course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; O, make me try, By sleeping, what...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 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, Make my sleep .1 holy trance, That 1 may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some holy thought, And with as active...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...mine close. Iirt no dreams my head infest But such as Jacob's temples blent. Whilst I do rest, my sonl advance ; Make my sleep a holy trance : That I may,...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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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...those watchful foes Whose eyes are open while mine close : Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Kingdom wide, on Easter Day.' Mary EC Wyeth. 989....Joy of 'Tis the day of Resurrection, Earth, tell unto some holy thought, And with as active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. •Sleep is...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Letter to a Friend, &c., and Christian ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1881 - 392 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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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Letter to a Friend Etc. and Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1881 - 392 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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Religio Medici ; Letter to a Friend ; Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1881 - 392 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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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head Infest, But such as ranks" reason, or polite to please. Oh ! while along...shall my little bark attendant sail, Pursue the triu son. Sleep Is a death ; — Oh 1 make me try. By sleeping, what It Is to die 1 And as gently lay my...
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A Library of Religious Poetry: A Collection of the Best Poems of All Ages ...

Philip Schaff, Arthur Gilman - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1880 - 1004 pages
...those watchful foes Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest But such as angels sung, That GOD WITH us was born : And they...then, To God on high all glory be ; For peace on ea vigor run My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; oh, make me try By sleeping what it...
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