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With sleep's oblivion o'er me spread

With sleep's oblivion o'er me spread

Author: J. Hawkesworth
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: J. Hawkesworth

Hawkesworth, John, LL.D. (b. 1715, and d. Nov. 1773), a writer in the Gentleman's Magazine, proprietor and editor of the Adventurer, and friend of Johnson, Warton, and other literary men of note, published, in 1760, Poems and Translations, and was the author of the well-known Morning hymn "In sleep's serene oblivion laid." This hymn was composed in 1773, "about a month before his death, in a wakeful hour of the night, and dictated to his wife on rising. It appeared in the Universal Theological Magazine for March, 1802." (Miller's Singers & Songs, &c, p. 210.) It was given in Collyer's Selection, 1812; the Leeds Hymn Book, 1853; and others; and is in somewhat extensive use in America. It sometimes begins, as in the American Unitarian Hymns… Go to person page >

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First Line: With sleep's oblivion o'er me spread
Author: J. Hawkesworth

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #366Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #378Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #378Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #366Page Scan
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