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Sleep, Silence's child, sweet father of soft rest, Prince whose approach peace to all mortals brings, Indifferent host to shepherds and kings, Sole comforter to minds with grief oppressed.

Sleep, that knits up the ravell'd sleeve of care; the death of each day's life, sore labor's bath; balm of hurt minds; great nature's second course; chief nourisher in life's feast.

Sleep: The golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.

Thank God for sleep! And when you cannot sleep, still thank Him that you live to lie awake.

The camel, at the close of day, Kneels down upon the sandy plain To have his burden lifted off And rest again. My soul, thou too should to thy knees When daylight draweth to a close, And let thy Master lift the load And grant repose.

There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night's sleep.

There may be those on earth who dress better or eat better, but those who enjoy the peace of God sleep better.

Thou driftest gently down the tides of sleep.

To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back.

We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.


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