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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 World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...neither of them ; Indifferent in his choice, to sleep or die. Cato. J. ADDISON. 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. Religio Medici, ft. II. Sec. 12. SIR T. BROWNE. Death in itself is nothing ; but we fear To be we know...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Religio medici. Pseudodoxia epidemica

Sir Thomas Browne - 1904
...active vigour run My course, as doth the nimblt Sun. Sleep is a death ; 0 make me try, By slteping. what it is to die: And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Sowere 1 rest, great God, ltt me Awake again at last with thee. And thus assur'd, behold I lie Stcurely,...
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The Hymn Lover: An Account of the Rise and Growth of English Hymnody

William Garrett Horder - Hymns - 1889 - 526 pages
...active vigour run .My course as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death ; — O make me try, By Bleeping, 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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The Pilgrims' Way: A Little Scrip of Good Counsel for Travellers

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English literature - 1906 - 329 pages
...holy thought ; And with as active vigour run My course as doth the nimble Sun. kSleep 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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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 2

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1908
...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, or to wako or die. These are my drowsy days; in rain I do now wake to sleep again: O come that hour, when...
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The Oxford Hymn Book

Thomas Banks Strong, William Sanday - Hymns, English - 1908 - 922 pages
...Sleep is a death : oh, make me try By sleeping, what it is to die ; And then as gently lay my head Upon my grave, as now my bed : Howc'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with thce. And thus assured, behold, I lie Securely, or to wake or die : These arc my drowsy days : in vain...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - Education - 1909 - 347 pages
...try. By sleeping, what it is to die; And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. However I rest, great GOD, let me Awake again at last with Thee; And thus assur'd, behold I lie Securely, or to awake or die. These are my drowsie days; in vain I do not wake...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon, John Milton, Thomas Browne - Philosophy - 1909 - 332 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 gendy lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. However I rest, great GOD, let me Awake again at last...
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Methodist Review, Volume 46

1864
...trance, That I may, my rest being wrought, Awake into some holy thought, • And with as active vigor run My course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a...as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'cr I rest, great God, let me Awake again at last with Thee. And thus assured, behold I lie Securely,...
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The Religious Poems of Richard Crashaw

Richard Crashaw - Poetry, religious - 1914 - 136 pages
...course, as doth the nimble sun. Sleep is a death : oh I make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die ; 20 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 25...
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