Ah, when shall I awake. C. Wesley. [Prayer.] From his Hymns on God's Everlasting Love, first published in 1741, in 11 stanzas of 8 lines (second series), No. vii. Of the original, 6 stanzas were included in the 1780 edition of the Wesleyan Hymn Book, No. 294. Orig. text, Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. iii. p. 61.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)