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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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...odors sweet Shall make thy aetions with their ends to meet. HERШСK. BEFORE SLEEP. THE night is come like to the day, — Depart not thou, great God, away. Let not my sins, black as tin' night, Eclipse the lustre of thy light. Keep still in my horizon ; Íor to me The sun makes not...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...for to me The sun makes not the day, but 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 my head infest But such as Jacob's temples blest. Whilst I do rest, my soul advance ;...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...[1605-1682.I EVENING HYMN. THE night is come ; like to the day, Depart not thou, great Ood, away. I*t not my sins, black as the night, Eclipse the lustre of thy light. Keep in my horizon : for to me The sun makes not the day, but thee. Thon whose nature cannot sleep, On my...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...indifferent judge between the high and low. Sir P. Sidney. 3129. SLEEP. Meditation before THE night is come : eternal Of resurrection light : And, list'ning to His accents sin, black as the night, Eclipse the lustre of Thy light. Keep still in my horizon : to me The sun...
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The English Hymn Book

Robert William Dale - Baptists - 1879 - 1039 pages
...[SIR T. BROWNE.] Ill/ Hide me under the shadow of Thy wings. Psalm xvii. 8. tf~pHE night is come ; like to the day, | Depart not Thou, great God, away ; Let not my sins, all black as night, Eclipse the lustre of Thy light. 2 Keep Thou still in my heaven ; for rue The sun...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1880 - 534 pages
...odors sweet Shall make thy actions with their ends to meet. HERIHCK. BEFORE SLEEP. THE night is come like to the day, -•Depart not thou, great God, away,...my horizon ; for to me The sun makes not the day, hut tbee. Thou, whose nature cannot sleep, On my temples sentry keep ; Guard me 'gainst those watchful...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1880 - 534 pages
...BEFORE SLEEP. THE night is come like to the day, — Depart not thou, great God, away, Let not.iny sins, black as the night, Eclipse the lustre of thy...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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New Congregational Hymn Book: Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship

Congregational Union of England and Wales - Congregational churches - 1880 - 996 pages
...the daytime, and in the ni<f?it His sonr/ shall be with me. — Ps. xlii. 8. 1 THE night is come : like to the day Depart not Thou, great God, away ; Let not my sins, all black as night, Eclipse the lustre of Thy light. 2 Keep Thou still in my heaven : for me Tho day...
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Religio Medici ; Letter to a Friend ; Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1881 - 392 pages
...prayers, and an half adieu unto the World, and take my farewel in a Colloquy with GOD. The night is come, like to the day, Depart not Thou, great GOD, away....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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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Letter to a Friend Etc. and Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1881 - 392 pages
...prayers, and an half adieu unto the World, and take my farewel in a Colloquy with GOD. The night is come, like to the day, Depart not Thou, great GOD, away....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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