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found; that so I may begin' my every day with thee, by setting forth' most thankfully thy praises, and dedicating myself entirely to wy service,
mend myself, my spirit, my soul, and
At Bed-Time. INTO
Nto thy hands, O Lord, I com
my body; for thou hast created and redeemed them, O Lord, thou God of truth.
Together with me, take also under thy fatherly care and protection all that are near or dear to me, all that thou givest me leave to call mine: For all these are the gifts of thy bountiful hand to thy poor unworthy servant.
Preserve my lying down and my rising up, from this time forth, and even for evermore.
Make me to remember thee on my bed, and to think upon thee
when I am waking: Then let me commune with my own heart, and search out my spirit; for thou art about my path, and about my bed, and when I awake I am present with thee.
I will lay me down in peace, and take my rest, for it is thou, Lord, only, that makest me dwell in safety
Short EJACULATIONS, fit for
several Parts, and particular Hours of the Night, and of the Day
who inspirest thy Saints with
songs in the night, and givest wholesome sleep to thy beloved ; whose name I will think of in the night season, and will keep thy law; let thy protection and mercy be upon me, and let the Prayers and Thanksgivings come up to thee, which my soul poureth out when it fleeth unto the Lord before the morning watch.