Text:Before the Ending of the Day
Author (attributed to):Ambrose of Milan
Media:MIDI file

417. Before the Ending of the Day

1. Before the ending of the day,
Creator of the world, we pray
That Thou with wonted love wouldst keep
Thy watch around us while we sleep.

2. O let no evil dreams be near,
Nor phantoms of the night appear;
Our ghostly enemy restrain,
Lest aught of sin our bodies stain.

3. Almighty Father, hear our cry
Through Jesus Christ our Lord most high,
Who with the Holy Ghost and Thee
Doth live and reign eternally.

Text Information
First Line: Before the ending of the day
Title: Before the Ending of the Day
Latin Title: Te lucis ante terminum
Author (attributed to): Ambrose of Milan
Meter: LM
Language: English
Source: Translation in Hymns Ancient and Modern
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Anonymous
Meter: LM
Incipit: 13333 43211 11
Key: G Major
Source: Proper Sarum melody
Copyright: Public Domain

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