School: Drumcrow

Drumcrow, Co. Cavan
B. Boylan
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0982, Page 175

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    When evilspirits trouble me.
    The Blessed Virgin wakens me,
    There are four corners on my bed
    There are four angels on the spread
    Mathew, Mark, Luke and John, God bless the bed that I lie on
    5) As Peter sat on a marble stone
    Our Lord Savior came to him and him alone
    Peter Peter, why do you ache with the toothache
    And if you say this prayer once a day for my sake. You will never have the toothache.
    6) As I am going to my bed at night
    I don't know but I am going to my grave
    If I die before I waken I give my soul to God to keep
    God be the branch and Mary be the flower. Sweet Jesus may be with me at my dying hour.
    7. I see the new moon and the new moon sees me. I love the new moon and the new moon loves me
    God bless the new moon and God bless me. Grace to the kitchen and grace to the hall. Grace to the
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    Kathleen Finnegan
    Drumcrow, Co. Cavan