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Drawn Is The Curtain Of The Night

Drawn is the curtain of the night

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: ABENDS
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Drawn is the curtain of the night,
Oh! ’tis the sacred hour of rest;
Sweet hour, I hail Thee with delight,
Thrice welcome to my weary breast.

2 Oh, God to Thee, my fervent prayer,
I offer, kneeling at Thy feet;
Tho’ humbly breathed, oh! deign to hear—
Smile on me from the mercy seat.

3 While angels round, their watches keep,
Whose harps Thy praise unceasing swell,
"I lay me down in peace, and sleep,"
For Thou in safety mak’st me dwell.

4 Drawn is the curtain of the night—
Thou bid’st creation silent be—
And now, with holy, calm delight,
Father, I would commune with Thee.

5 Shepherd of Israel, deign to keep,
And guard my soul from every ill;
Thus will I lay me down, and sleep,
For Thou in safety mak’st me dwell.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12758

Author: Fanny Crosby

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First Line: Drawn is the curtain of the night
Title: Drawn Is The Curtain Of The Night
Author: Fanny Crosby
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: The Blind Girl, and Other Poems (New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1844)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12758

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