61. Before the ending of the day

1 Before the ending of the day,
Creator of the world, we pray,
that with thy wonted favour thou
wouldst be our guard and keeper now.

2 From all ill dreams defend our eyes,
from nightly fears and fantasies;
tread under foot our ghostly foe,
that no pollution we may know.

3 O Father, that we ask be done,
through Jesus Christ, thine only Son,
who, with the Holy Ghost and thee,
doth live and reign eternally. Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Before the ending of the day
Title: Before the ending of the day
Latin Title: Te lucis ante terminum
Translator: John Mason Neale, 1818-1866
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Topic: Evening; Protection
Source: Pre 8th century
Tune Information
Arranger: Andrew Moore
Meter: LM
Key: b minor
Source: Proper Sarum Melody Mode VIII
Copyright: Arr. © 1996 Kevin Mayhew Ltd

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