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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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Country life [poems].

Country life - 1873
...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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A Garland of Poetry by Yorkshire Authors, Or Relating to Yorkshire

Abraham Holroyd - Ballads, English - 1873 - 198 pages
...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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Religio medici, ed. by W.P. Smith

sir Thomas Browne - 1874
...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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 534 pages
...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 is to die: And as gently lay my head On my grave, a- now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at least with thee; And thus assured,...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...some holy thought, And with as active vigor run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a deatli ; 0, 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 1 lie Securely,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. Ibid. Part ii. Sec. ix. 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 Ibid. Part\\. Sec. 12. Ruat ccelum, fiat voluntas tua.4 ibid. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...thought, And with as aetive vigor run My course, as doth the nimble sun, Sleep is a death ; О make mo 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 lod, let me Awake again at least with Iliee; And thus assured, behold I lie...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...thought, And with as active vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. •Sleep is a death : oh, e live opprest, What life is best ? Courts are but only superfi mine head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1878 - 864 pages
...strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. ibid. Part ii. Sec. ix. 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 Ibid. Part ii. Sec. 12. Ruat ccelum, fiat voluntas tua.4 ibid. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...to die ; we love to sleep all, And death is but the sounder sleep. Humorous Utulmant. f. BEAUMONT. whose mortal taste. Drought death into the world...Paradise Lost, Book L MILTON. Though every prospe Relicto Medici, Part ii. See. 1Я. SIR T. BROWNE. Let guilt, or fear, Disturb man's rest, Cato knows...
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