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Oxford University Press, 1909
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Página 156 - 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.
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Página 220 - Now I lay me down to sleep ; I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to take.

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