Sleep Thy Last Sleep

Sleep thy last sleep, free from care and sorrow

Author: Edward Arthur Dayman
Tune: REQUIEM (Barnby)
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Sleep thy last sleep,
free from care and sorrow;
rest, where none weep,
till the eternal morrow;
though dark waves roll
o'er the silent river,
thy fainting soul
Jesus can deliver.

Source: Moravian Book of Worship #805

Author: Edward Arthur Dayman

Dayman, Edward Arthur, B.D., 3rd son of John Dayman, of Mambury, N. Devon, born at Padstow in Cornwall, 11th July, 1807, and educated at Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, and Exeter College Oxon. 1st Class in Lit. Hum. 1829, B.A. 1830, M.A. 1831, B.D. 1841. He was for some time Fellow and Tutor of his College, and Pro-Proctor, 1835. Taking Holy Orders in 1835, he became successively examiner for University Scholarship for Latin, 1838; in Lit. Hum., 1838-1839, and 1841-1842, Sen. Proctor of the University 1840, Rector of Shilling-Okeford or Shillingstone, Dorset, 1842; Rural Dean, 1849; Proctor in Convocation, 1852; and Hon. Canon of Bitton in Sarum Cathedral, 1862. His works include Modern Infidelity, 1861, and Essay on Inspiration, 1864.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sleep thy last sleep, free from care and sorrow
Title: Sleep Thy Last Sleep
Author: Edward Arthur Dayman
Source: Sarum Hymnal, 1868
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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