now i lay me down to sleep

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Now I lay me down to sleep definition


Words of a children's prayer:

Now I lay me down to sleep;
I pray the Lord my soul to keep.
If I should die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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