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When you're sleeping, children fair

When you're sleeping, children fair

Author: C. Tower
Tune: BAYSWATER (34651)
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 When you're sleeping, children fair,
Angels keeping watch are there,
Through the night, till comes the light,
And you say your morning prayer.

2 When you're playing all the day,
When you wander far away,
By your side an angel guide
Watches, lest you go astray.

3 When, heart weary, each has trod
Life's great journey all the road,
Angel hands, to other lands,
Carry back the soul to God.


Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #278

Author: C. Tower

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Text Information

First Line: When you're sleeping, children fair
Author: C. Tower
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #448

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The Church Porch, a service book and hymnal for Sunday schools Rev. Ed. #139

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The Church Porch #128

The Hosanna #d159

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #448

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Voices of Praise #278

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