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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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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1855
...Jesus, meek and mild, Look upon a little child, Pity my simplicity, And suffer me to come to thee. " Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on. Four corners to my bed, Six angels lying spread. " Two at head, and two at feet, And two to guard me while I sleep. If any...
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Little Millie and her four places

Margaret Maria Gordon - History - 1855 - 164 pages
...she coloured and faltered, and said, uneasily, " Yes, yes, of course I do, I say every night,— ' Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on. Four posts around my bed, Four angels guard my head.'"&c., &c.* " Oh, Bella, stop, that's nonsense, —...
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Westward ho! or, The voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, knight, of ...

Charles Kingsley - Great Britain - 1855 - 578 pages
...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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Oxford essays, by members of the University

Oxford essays - 1855
...rhyming prayer, of no very Protestant tendency — Four crosses to my bed, Four angels round my head ; Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on — is a proof of the tenacity with which the popular memory retains the traces of versified theological...
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Westward ho! Or, The voyages and adventures of sir Amyas Leigh, Volume 1

Charles Kingsley - 1855
...knelt 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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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - 1855
...And if I die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take." Sometimes this variation is heard : " Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on ; All the four corners round about, When I get in, when I get out."] Ady, in his Candle in the Dark,...
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Westward Ho!: Or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh ..., Volume 2

Charles Kingsley - Great Britain - 1855
...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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The golden mushroom, by the author of 'The lost key' etc

Sarah Maria Fry - 1856
...popish ditty, which was in those days commonly taught by ignorant people to their children; it began, " Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on." I believe that I thought myself rather clever, and expected that Miss Annie would praise me when I...
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Papers read before the Purbeck society

Purbeck society - 1856 - 15 pages
...the existence of among ourselves in the first prayer often taught by the poor to their children, — "Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, "Bless the bed that I lie on:" &c. With respect to the specimen here drawn, the Saint at the top of the handle appears at first sight...
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Onwards, by the author of 'Anne Dysart'.

Christiana Jane Douglas - 1859
...prayer? " Frank asked. " Yes, I knows the one mother makes us say at night." " And what is that ? " " 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." Frank was confounded....
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