Harold Edwin Boulton

(1859-1935 / England)

All Through The Night


Sleep my child and peace attend thee,
All through the night
Guardian angels God will send thee,
All through the night.

Soft the drowsy hours are creeping
Hill and vale in slumber sleeping,
I my loving vigil keeping
All through the night.

While the moon her watch is keeping
All through the night
While the weary world is sleeping
All through the night.

O'er they spirit gently stealing
Visions of delight revealing
Breathes a pure and holy feeling
All through the night.

Love, to thee my thoughts are turning
All through the night
All for thee my heart is yearning,
All through the night.

Though sad fate our lives may sever
Parting will not last forever,
There's a hope that leaves me never,
All through the night.

Submitted: Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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