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All praise to thee, my God, this night,
for all the blessings of the light;
keep me, O keep me, King of kings,
beneath thine own almighty wings.
Forgive me, Lord, for thy dear Son,
the ills that I this day have done;
that with the world, myself, and thee,
I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
O may my soul on thee repose,
and with sweet sleep mine eyelids close,
sleep that may me more vigorous make
to serve my God when I awake.
Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here below;
praise him above, ye heav’nly host:
praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

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First Line:
All praise to thee, my God, this night
Title:
An Evening Hymn
Author:
Thomas Ken (1709)
Meter:
8.8.8.8
Language:
English
Copyright:
Public Domain

Tune Information

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Title:
TALLIS' CANON
Composer:
Thomas Tallis (c. 1561)
Meter:
8.8.8.8
Copyright:
Public Domain