School: Béal Átha Conaill (C.)

Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
Mary Mulligan
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0968, Page 155

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  1. Here I lay my body down to sleep.
    Here I give my soul to God to keep.
    And if I die before I wake.
    I pray to God my soul to take.
    There are four corners round my bed.
    There are four Angels over head.
    Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
    Bless the bed that I lie on.
    If any evil troubles me.
    May the Blessed Virgin awaken me.
    Mary be the flower.
    Jesus be at my dying hour
    Jesus to watch and Mary to pray.
    And Jesus to carry my soul away.
    Jesus meek and Jesus mild.
    Make me a good obedient child.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    Mr E. Mc Kenna
    Carickaleese, Co. Fermanagh