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" 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. "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 14
1821
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Religio Medici ; A Letter to a Friend ; Christian Morals ; Urn-burial and ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1862 - 440 pages
...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:...as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let mo Awake again at last with Thee. And thus assured, behold I lie Securely,...
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A manual of private devotions, by the author of 'A short manual of devotions ...

Manual - 1862
...Depart not Thou, great God, away. Let not my sins, black as the night, Eclipse the lustre of Thy light. Sleep is a death ; 0 make me try, By sleeping, what...as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at least with Thee. And thus assured, behold I lie Securely,...
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Golden gleanings, a selection from the poets devotional and moral

Golden gleanings - 1863
...holy thought, And with- as active vigour run 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. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee ; And thus assured, behold I lie Securely,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1863
...not. Vid. Rom. iii. 11, 15. Sleep is a death ; — O, let me try, By sleeping, what it is to die 1 And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee ; And thus assur'd, behold 1 lie Securely,...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Olden Time

Lewis Borrett White - English poetry - 1864 - 190 pages
...holy thought; And with as active vigour run 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 bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee. And thus assured, behold, I lie Securely,...
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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
...holy thought. And with as active vigour run 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. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee. And thus assur'd, behold I lie Securely,...
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Gathered Riches from the Older Poets, A.D. 1340-1699

English poetry - 1865 - 223 pages
...holy thought. And with as active vigour run 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. r Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee. And thus assur'd, behold I lie Securely,...
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The Living Age, Volume 90

1866
...holy thought, And with 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 my grave as now my l>ęd. Howe cr I rent, great God.! let me Awake again nt last with Thee : And thus assured hchold I...
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Poems of Religious Sorrow, Comfort, Counsel, and Aspiration

Francis James Child - Religious poetry - 1866 - 274 pages
...the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; oh make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die ; Evening Hymn. 253 And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again, at least with thee ; And thus assured, behold, I lie...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

Missions - 1867
...holy thought, And with as active vigour run 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 bed. Howe'cr I rest, great God, let me Awake again at least with Thee. And thus assured, behold, I lie Securely,...
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