35. Now the Day is Over

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

2 Jesus, give the weary
Calm and sweet repose;
With thy tenderest blessing
May our eyelids close.

3 Grant to little children
Visions bright of thee;
Guard the sailors tossing
On the deep blue sea.

4 When the morning wakens,
Then may I arise
Pure, and fresh, and sinless
In thy holy eyes.

Text Information
First Line: Now the day is over
Title: Now the Day is Over
Author: Sabine Baring-Gould (1865)
Meter: 6.5.6.5.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Children; Creation; Evening (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MERRIAL
Composer: Joseph Barnby (1868)
Meter: 6.5.6.5.
Key: A Major



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