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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 Form of Morning and Evening Prayer: And for the Administration of the ...

Church of England, Bedford Chapel (Bloomsbury, London, England) - Hymns, English - 1891 - 63 pages
...such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance ; Make me to sleep a holy trance, So that I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some...My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; O, make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die : And then as gently lay my head Upon my grave, as...
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Winchester Meads in the Time of Thomas Ken

Mrs. Emma Martin Marshall - 1891
...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,...trance, That I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into true holy thought; And with as active vigour run My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death!...
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Winchester Meads: In the Time of Thomas Ken, D.D. Some Time Bishop of Bath ...

Emma Marshall - Aunts - 1891 - 338 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,...trance, That I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into true holy thought ; And with as active vigour run My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death...
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Religious Thought in Old English Verse

Charles John Abbey - English poetry - 1892 - 456 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 an active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death : O make me try, By sleeping,...
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Christian Hymns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - Hymns, English - 1893 - 361 pages
...such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance ; Make me to sleep a holy trance, So that I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some...My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; O, make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die : And then as gently lay my head Upon my grave, as...
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Choice English Lyrics

James Baldwin - English poetry - 1894 - 368 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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The Plymouth Hymnal: For the Church, the Social Meeting, and the Home

Lyman Abbott - Congregational churches - 1894 - 684 pages
...need no sun but Thee ; O Thou whose nature cannot sleep, O'er my closed eyelids sentry keep. 3 That so I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some holy thought; And with an active vigor run My course, as doth the unwearied sun. 4 Sleep is a death : O make me try By sleeping...
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The Berwick Hymnal

Hymns, English - 1895 - 663 pages
...such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rest, my soul advance ; Make me to sleep a holy trance, 3 So that I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some...active vigour run My course as doth the nimble sun. 64g 649 4 Sleep is a death : O, make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die : And then as gently lay...
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Treasury of Minor British Poetry: Selected and Arranged with Notes

John Churton Collins - English poetry - 1896 - 419 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 Milton Anthology: 1638-1674 A. D.

Edward Arber - English poetry - 1899 - 312 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 Upon my grave, as, now,...
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