Ere on my bed my limbs I lay

Ere on my bed my limbs I lay

Author: S. T. Coleridge
Published in 12 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

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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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American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a398

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa398

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David's Harp #82

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

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #398

The Little Hymn Book #d16

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Young Singer's Friend #157

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