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

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...holy thought, And with аз active vigor run My course, as doth the nimble snn. Sleep is a death ; oh, ith one Who did not love her better. In her home, A thousand leagues from his, — her native home 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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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Letter to a Friend, &c., and Christian ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1881 - 392 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. Howere I rest, great GOD, let me Awake again at last with Thee ; And thus assur'd, behold I He Securely,...
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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
...holy thought, And with as active vigor run My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; oh, t the angels began, Sing of Glory to God and of good-will to man! Hark ! Joining in chorus The h 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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Religio Medici ; Letter to a Friend ; Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1881 - 392 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. Howere I rest, great GOD, let me Awake again at last with Thee ; And thus assur'd, behold I lie Securely,...
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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
...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. Howere I rest, great GOD, let me Awake again at last with Thee ; And thus assur'd, behold I lie Securely,...
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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...holy thought ; And wilb as active vigor run My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; oh ! ܛQ tkN b"BS[ $ f bw}l Lހ5 8i ` EqQ &Zx P 50g uowr my bed. Howc'cr I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee. And thus assured, behold...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...course as doth the nimble son. Sleep Is a death ; — Oh 1 make 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 m« Awake again at last with Thee. And thus assured, behold I lie Securely,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...proportion; and thns far we may maintain the mnsic of the spheres.* Sec/, ix. 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 hed ! Sea. xii. Enat ccelam, fiat volnntas tna,* iud. 1 The conrse of Natnre is the art of God. —...
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Lyra Sacra: A Book of Religious Verse

Henry Charles Beeching - Religious poetry, English - 1903 - 381 pages
...vigour run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death. Oh, make me try By sleeping, what is it 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 Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Religio medici. Pseudodoxia epidemica

Sir Thomas Browne - 1904
...while mine close. Let no dreams my head infest, But such as Jacob's temples blest. While I do rent, my Soul advance ; Make my sleep a holy trance. That...as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howere 1 rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with tliee. And thus assur'd, behold I Re Securely,...
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