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All Through the Night                All Through the Night MP3
Variant on traditional Welsh song          Sheet music (PDF) - Common Domain License
                                                Midi (ext. link)
Sleep, my child, and peace attend thee
All through the night.
With his hammer Thor defend thee
All through the night.
Mani through the sky is creeping,
Hill and dale in slumber sleeping,
I my loved one's watch am keeping
All through the night.

Hearken to the crickets singing
All through the night.
Overhead the owls are winging
All through the night.
Mani through the sky is creeping,
Hill and dale in slumber sleeping,
I my loved one's watch am keeping
All through the night.

Watchful dises guard around thee
All through the night.
With their web of love surround thee
All through the night.
Mani through the sky is creeping,
Hill and dale in slumber sleeping,
I my loved one's watch am keeping
All through the night.

Rest ye well with dreams untroubled
All through the night.
That ye wake with gladness doubled
In morning's light.
Mani through the sky is creeping,
Hill and dale in slumber sleeping,
I my loved one's watch am keeping
All through the night.

Analemma McKee-Schwenke 

This document may be freely distributed and copied for non-commercial purposes
provided it is copied in its entirety, including copyright notice and this statement.

Tune: "Ar Hyd y Nos" ("All Through the Night"), Welsh folksong. Its tune was first recorded
in Edward Jones' "Musical and Poetical Relics of the Welsh Bards" (1784).
The English lyrics variant written by Harry Boulton in 1884
was used for the above heathen lyrics.

Image: Faux stained glass, Analemma McKee-Schwenke

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