521. Now the Day Is Over

1 Now the day is over,
Night is drawing nigh,
Shadows of the evening
Steal across the sky.

2 Father, give the weary
Calm and sweet repose;
With Thy tend'rest blessing
May our eyelids close.

3 Through the long night watches,
May Thine angels spread
Their white wings above me,
Watching round my bed.

Text Information
First Line: Now the day is over
Title: Now the Day Is Over
Author: Sabine Baring-Gould, 1834-1924
Meter: 6 5 6 5
Language: English
Publication Date: 2018
Topic: The Gospel in the Christian Life: Marking Time (Morning/Evening); Prayer of/for Protection and Guidance; Service Music: Evening (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MERRIAL
Composer: Joseph Barnby, 1838-1896
Meter: 6 5 6 5
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.