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When O’er the Fields the Twilight FallsRev. William Wade (1863-?)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
807Peaceful SlumbersFrederick G. Edwards (1853-1909)Long Meter (8.8.8.8.)

1When o’er the fields the twilight falls,
And evening shadows round me creep,
I will not fear the coming night,
I’ll lay me down in peace, and sleep.
2When life’s fair scene is all o’ercast,
When round my path lie shadows deep,
Though all unknown my future lot,
I’ll lay me down in peace, and sleep.
3When Satan seeks my soul to harm,
Do Thou my ways in safety keep,
Secure beneath Thy sheltering care,
I’ll lay me down in peace, and sleep.
4When life’s long day is well nigh o’er,
And friends and kinsfolk round me weep,
My soul to Thee I will resign,
I’ll lay me down in peace, and sleep. Amen.
Psalm4:8I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.

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