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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. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes

sir Thomas Browne - 1754
...as.aftive vigour run My courfe, as doth the nimble fun. Sleep is a death ; 0 make me try, By fleecing, -what it is to die. And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. How e're Ircfl, great God, let me Awake again, at la ft, ivith tbee. And thus affur'd, tehdd'Ilye Securely,...
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The London Magazine, and Monthly Chronologer, Volume 15

English essays - 1746
...active vigour run My courfe, as doth the nimble fun. Sleep it a death, O make me try, By fleeping, what it is to die : And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed. Howe'er I reft, great God, let me Awake again at laft with thee. And thus aflur'd, behold I lie Securely,...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 5

1803
...active vigour rur.ne My course, as doth the nimble sunns. £leepe 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. ilow ere I rest, great God let me Awake againe at last with Thee. And thus assur'd, behold 1 lie, Securely,...
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - Songs, English - 1811 - 472 pages
...thought ; And, with an active vigour, run My course, as doth the nimble sun. 4 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 4gain at last with thee. 5 And, thus assur'd, behold I lie...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...conclude this paper: Thou, whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples centry keep. Sleep is a death ; oh ! make me try By sleeping what it is to die; And as gently lay niy head In my grave as on my bed, Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake again, at least with thee...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1821
...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...
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Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...some 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 least with thee. And thus assur'd, behold I lie Securely,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1833
...; 1(180. And with an active vigour run My course, as doth the' unwearied sun. Sleep is a death ; so make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die ; And as gently lay my head On my grave, as on my bed ; Howe'er I rest, great God, let me Awake at last again with thee ! » And thus assured,...
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The Human Heart. [Short Stories.]

Heart - 1824 - 370 pages
...! How seldom do we meet with the man that can feel such lines as these ; XI " Sleep i» 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. Hpwe'er I rest, great God ! let me Awake again, at least with thee ! And thus assured, behold I lie...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 4

1824
...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 on my bed! Howe'cr I rest, great God, let me Awake again, at last, with Tbee; And, thus assured, behold...
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