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" The night is come, like to the day Depart not thou great God away ! Let not my sins, black as the night, Eclipse the lustre of thy light ; Keep still in my horizon, for to me The sun makes not the day, but thee. Thou whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 14
1821
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Winchester Meads: In the Time of Thomas Ken, D.D. Some Time Bishop of Bath ...

Emma Marshall - Aunts - 1891 - 338 pages
...and take my farewell in a colloquy with God. " The night is come like to the day, Depart not then, Great God, away ; Let not my sins, black as the night,...horizon, for to me The sun makes not the day, but Thee. Then, when nature cannot sleep, On my temples sentry keep ; Guard me 'gainst those watchful foes, Whose...
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The Asclepiad. v. 9, 1892, Volume 9

1892
...for my part, I like this the best. How gentle and pure the opening lines : — " The night Ls come, like to the day ; Depart not Thou, great God, away...horizon, for to me The sun makes not the day, but Thee." How simply grand also the definition and invocation of sleep : — " Sleep is a death ; oh, make me...
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Religious Thought in Old English Verse

Charles John Abbey - English poetry - 1892 - 456 pages
...prayers, and a half adieu unto the world, and take my farewell in a colloquy with God.' The night is come, like to the day ; Depart not Thou, great God, away....black as the night, Eclipse the lustre of Thy light. Thou, whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples sentry keep ; Guard me 'gainst those watchful foes Whose...
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Choice English Lyrics

James Baldwin - English poetry - 1894 - 368 pages
...pleasant fountain. The shepherds, satyrs, &c., &c. — THOMAS HEYWOOD. '5EVENING HYMN. THE night is come, like to the day ; Depart not Thou, great God, away....Thee. Thou whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples sentry keep ! Guard me 'gainst those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close ; Let no dreams...
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Treasury of Minor British Poetry: Selected and Arranged with Notes

John Churton Collins - English poetry - 1896 - 419 pages
...yet weariness May toss him to my breast. G. HERBERT. CXXI1 A FAREWELL TO THE WORLD THE night is come, like to the day ; Depart not Thou, great God, away....Thee. Thou whose nature cannot sleep On my temples sentry keep ; Guard me 'gainst those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Letter to a Friend, &c., and Christian ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1898 - 392 pages
...my farewel in a Colloquy with GOD. The night is come, like to the day, Depart not Thou, great Gon, away. Let not my sins, black as the night, Eclipse...Thee. Thou, Whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples Gentry keep ; Guard me 'gainst those watchful foes, Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams...
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The Milton Anthology: 1638-1674 A. D.

Edward Arber - English poetry - 1899 - 312 pages
...best repast, Yet of Death it bears a taste ! And both are the same thing at last. THE night is come, like to the day ; Depart not, Thou, great GOD, away...! Thou, whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples, sentry keep! Guard me 'gainst those watchful foes ; Whose eyes are open, while mine close ! Let no...
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The Central Literary Magazine, Volume 14

1899
...without a half adieu to the world, and taking his farewell in a prayer to God. " The night is come, like to the day ; Depart not Thou great God away....lustre of Thy light. Keep still in my horizon ; for me The sun makes not the day, but Thee. Thou whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples sentry keep,...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899
...the day, Depart not thou, great God, away. Let not my sins, black as the night, Eclipse the luster of thy light : Keep still in my horizon ; for to me...Thee. Thou, whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples sentry keep ; Guard me 'gainst those watchful foes Whose eyes are open while mine close. Let no dreams...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 14

Richard Garnett - 1899
...and an half adieu unto the world, and take my farewell in • colloquy with God. The night is come, like to the day, Depart not thou, great God, away. Let not my sins, black as the night, Eclipse the luster of thy light : Keep still in my horizon ; for to me The sun makes not the day, but Thee. Thou,...
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