School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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A Collection of Prayers

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 215

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As I lay down to sleep
I give my soul to God to keep.
If I die before I wake,
I pray to God (to take) my soul to take,
There are four corners on my bed.
There are four Angel's at my head.
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John,
God bless the bed that I lay on
God within me
God without me
God in heaven around

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Collector
Vera Mc Hugh
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English