Scripture Verse

Neither day nor night seeth sleep with His eyes. Ecclesiastes 8:16

Introduction

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Mary M. Dodge
1831–1905

Words: Ma­ry M. Dodge, in Rhymes and Jin­gles (New York: Scrib­ner, Arm­strong 1875), page 206. Note: This book and no­tic­es in lat­er pub­li­ca­tions show a co­py­right year of 1874.

Music: Fan­ny B. Earle, 1904 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Earle (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

When I run about all day,
When I kneel at night to pray,
God sees, God sees.

When I’m dreaming in the dark,
When I lie awake and hark,
God sees, God sees.

Need I ever know a fear?
Night and day my Father’s near:
God sees, God sees.