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" When the passing-bell doth toll, And the furies in a shoal Come to fright a parting soul, Sweet Spirit, comfort me! When the tapers now burn blue, And the comforters are few, And that number more than true, Sweet Spirit, comfort me! "
Lives of Sacred Poets - Page 154
by Robert Aris Willmott - 1834 - 363 pages
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 4

1811
...watch do keep, Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! When the passing-bell doth toll, And the furies in a shoal Come to fright a parting soul, Sweet Spirit, comfort...priest his last hath pray'd, And I nod to what is said, 'Cause my speech is now decay'd, Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! When (God knows) I'm toss'd about Either...
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Hymns, anthems, and psalms, compiled by W. Burgh

Walter Burgh - Hymns, English - 1826 - 340 pages
...burn blue, And my comforters are few ; Yet that number more than true : Sweet Spirit, comfort me. 9. When the priest his last hath pray'd, And I nod to what is said, 'Cause my speech is now decay'd ;— Sweet Spirit, comfort me. 10. When the judgment is reveal'd, And...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...to kill — Sweet Spirit, comfort me! When the passing bell dolh toll, An1' the Furies, in a shoal, Come to fright a parting soul, Sweet Spirit, comfort...Spirit, comfort me! When the priest his last hath prayed, And I nod to what he said Because my speech is now decayed, Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! When,...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...sleep, Yet mine eyes the watch do keep, Sweet Spirit, comfort me! When the tapers now burn blue, t, And the comforters are few, And that number more than...Spirit, comfort me! When the priest his last hath prayed, And I nod to what is said, 'Cause my speech is now decayed, Sweet Spirit, comfort me! When...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1835 - 324 pages
...weep, And the world is drowned in sleep, Yet mine eyes the watch do keep, Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! r When the tapers now burn blue,. And the comforters...Spirit, comfort me ! • . When the priest his last hath prayed, And I nod to what is said, 'Cause my speech is now decayed, Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! . •...
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Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of ..., Volume 2

Richard Cattermole - Christian poetry, English - 1836
...comfort me. When the passing-bell doth toll, And the furies, in a shoal, Come to fright my parting soul, Sweet Spirit, comfort me. When the priest his last hath pray'd, And I nod to what is said, 'Cause my speech is now decay'd, Sweet Spirit, comfort me. When, God knows, I'm toss'd about, Either...
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Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of ..., Volume 2

Giles Fletcher - English poetry - 1836 - 399 pages
...comfort me. When the passing-bell doth toll, And the furies, in a shoal, Come to fright my parting soul, Sweet Spirit, comfort me. When the priest his last hath pray'd, And I nod to what is said, 'Cause my speech is now decay 'd, Sweet Spirit, comfort me. When, God knows, I'm toss'd about, Either...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 12

1840
...my bed, Sick at heart and sick in head, And with doubts discomforted ; Sweet Spirit, comfort meWhen the tapers now burn blue, And the comforters are few,...number more than true ; Sweet Spirit, comfort me. When ths priest his last hath prayed, And I nod to what is said, Because my speech is now decayed ; Sweet...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 12

United States - 1843
...Come to fright my parting soul — Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! " When the tapers all burn blue, When the comforters are few, And that number more than...Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! « When the priest his last has prayed, And I nod to what is said, 'Cause my speech is now decayed — Sweet Spirit, comfort me...
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Lives of the English Sacred Poets, Volume 1

Robert Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1839
...Sweet Spirit, comfort me. When the passing bell doth toll, And the Furies in a shoal, Come to fright my parting soul, Sweet Spirit, comfort me. When the tapers...that number more than true; Sweet Spirit, comfort me. * Some interesting particulars of his life, interspersed with a few most unpoetical letters, may be...
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