Ere on my bed my limbs I lay

Ere on my bed my limbs I lay

Author: S. T. Coleridge
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: S. T. Coleridge

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, was born at St. Mary Ottery, Devonshire, 1772, educated at Christ's Hospital, London, and Jesus College, Cambridge, and died in 1834. His Child's Prayer at Evening, "Ere on my bed my limbs I lay," in Martineau's Hymns, 1840 and 1873, is dated 1808. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ere on my bed my limbs I lay
Author: S. T. Coleridge


Ere on my bed my limbs I lay. S. T. Coleridge, p. 242, i. This hymn appeared in the 1828 ed. of Coleridge's Sibylline Leave as "A Child's Evening Prayer," in 16 lines.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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David's Harp: or the Boston Sabbath school song book, containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres; also hymns, anthems, and chants...(2nd Rev. Ed.) #82Page Scan
Heart and Voice #d53
Heart and Voice #d54
Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d26
Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d40
Songs for the Little Ones at Home #d46
Sunday School Hymn Book #d99
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #398Page Scan
The Little Hymn Book #d16
Young Singer's Friend: or, the Lee Avenue collection of hymns and songs, sacred and secular, suitable for Sabbath schools, social circles, children's meetings, concerts, anniversaries, etc. #157Page Scan
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