No sad thought his soul affright
No sad thought his soul affright,
Sleep it is that maketh night;
Let no murmur nor rude wind
To his slumbers prove unkind:
But a quire of angels make
His dreams of heaven, and let him wake
To as many joys as can
In this world befall a man.
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This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958), "Choral: No sad thought" [soprano or mezzo-soprano, tenor, and baritone soli, boys' chorus, mixed chorus, and orchestra], from the cantata Hodie, no. 15..
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