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" Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on. Four corners to my bed, Four angels round my head; One to watch and one to pray And two to bear my soul away. "
The Norfolk Garland: A Collection of the Superstitious Beliefs and Practices ... - Page 48
edited by - 1872 - 405 pages
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Heriot's Choice: A Tale, Volume 2

Rosa Nouchette Carey - 1879
...Creed, the collect ' Lighten our darkness,' and finished up with the quaint old couplet beginning— ' Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on,' and after he had finished he said triumphantly, ' Hoo d'ye think I've deean ? I said 'em gay weel....
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The invasion of Ivylands

Annette M. Lyster - 1880
...while Ned, feeling that something was expected of him, availed himself of a certain rhyme, beginning, " Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on. " And of this appropriate ditty he repeated as much as the clergyman gave him time for, and he astonished...
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Westward Ho! Or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh ..., Volume 1

Charles Kingsley - Great Britain - 1881
...in your little crib at Burrough, and said — " Four corners to my bed ; Four angels round my head ; Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on. " And who could doubt it (if being pure themselves, they have instinctive sympathy with what is pure),...
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Westward Ho! Or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh ..., Volume 1

Charles Kingsley - Great Britain - 1881
...your little crib at Burrough, and said — ' ' ' Four corners to my bed ; Four angels round my head ; Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on." And who could doubt it (if being pure themselves, they have instinctive sympathy with what is pure),...
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Methodism, a part of the great Christian apostacy, a review of the life and ...

Thomas William Christie - 1881
...family and their false doctrines. Well, the poor people of England had something in them at least of " Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on," AT FEASTS. 71 as the Bishop jeered them. They had common humanity, pity, self-denial, at least. Before...
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Anthony Ker; or, Living it down, by mrs. C.M. Clarke, together with Meg's ...

Miriam Clarke, Meg (fict.name.) - 1881
...infancy ; and to it he added the senseless words he had overheard the old woman repeat, beginning with " Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, bless the bed that I lie on." The one form could not be called praying to saints any more than the other was praying to God ; for...
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Readings in Crabbe. 'Tales of the hall' [abridged and adapted by E. Fitzgerald].

George Crabbe - 1882 - 242 pages
...With the good air, tall form, and comely wig * ' Four corners to my bed, Two a-foot, and two a-head ; Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on.' Of Doctor Mackey— I in fear began To say, ' Good heaven, preserve me from the man !' — But fears...
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Anglo-Saxon Literature

John Earle - Anglo-Saxon literature - 1884 - 262 pages
...mother of earth. ' This recalls the charm that within living memory was used on Dartmoor as an evening prayer : — Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on ; T.wo to head and two to feet, And four to keep me while I sleep. Then go to work with the plough,...
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The Entailed Hat; Or, Patty Cannon's Times

George Alfred Townsend - African Americans - 1884 - 565 pages
...witches can't hear the Lord's name, and stay, nohow. Maybe Miss Vessy'Il say in Meshach's old hat : ' Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, bless the bed that I lie on.' " That'll make the old devil jess fly up an' away." "No, gals," insisted Aunt Hominy, "cammermile is...
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Novels, Volume 4

Charles Kingsley - 1885
...your little crib at Bui-rough, and said — " Four corners to my bed ; Four angels round my head ; Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on." And who could doubt it (if being pure themselves, they have instinctive sympathy with what is pure),...
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