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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 Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest But such as Jacob's temples blest. Whilst faces, Till our hearts turn, our heads with pulses...walls turn in their places : Turns the sky in the аз active vigor run My course, as doth the nimble snn. Sleep is a death ; oh, make me try, By sleeping,...
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Harper's Cyclopædia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...those watchful foes, Whoso eyes are open while mine close ; Let no dreams my head infest, But such as a book that all may niay, my rest being wrought, Awake into some holy thought ; And wilb as active vigor run My course...
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Psalms and hymns, for public, social, and private worship: prepared for the ...

Baptist union - 1881
...unto some holy thought; And my glad soul, once more set free, Rejoice, that she is still with Thee. 4 Sleep is a death ; 0 make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die; And then, as gently, lay my head Within my grave, as on my bed. SIB THOMAS BEOWNE. 1642. Q01 LM O&L Abide...
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The Congregational Hymn Book: Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship

Congregational Union of England and Wales - Congregational churches - 1881 - 224 pages
...while mine close ; Let no ill dreams my sleep infest. But suoh 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. 6 Sleep is a death : O make me try By sleeping...
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Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1882 - 196 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 ; — 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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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...thoso watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close; Let no dreams my head infest, But such as That doubt and trouble, fear and pain And anguish,...weary deserts we may tread, A dreary labyrinth may 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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SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES

1883
...eyes are open while 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 : Awake into some holy thought, That I may, my rest being wrought, And with as active vigor run My...
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The Poets of the Church: A Series of Biographical Sketches of Hymn-writers ...

Edwin Francis Hatfield - Hymn writers - 1884 - 719 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,...holy trance, That I may, my rest being wrought, Awake unto some holy thought, And with as active vigor run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 31

1884
...do rest, my soul entrance, Mato my sleep a holy trancé, " That I may, my rest being wrought, Awako into some holy thought; And with as active vigour...My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; О make mo try, By ilceping, what it is to die ; And as gently lay my head : - On my grave, аз...
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In the east country with sir Thomas Browne

Emma Marshall - 1885 - 398 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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