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THE NEW TESTAMENT, by                    
First Line: "matthew, mark, luke, and john"
Last Line: "one at my heart, my soul to keep"
Variant Title(s): The White Paternoster
Subject(s): Mnemonics


The White Paternoster

MATTHEW, Mark, Luke and John,
Bless the bed that I lie on!
Four corners to my bed,
Five angels there lie spread;
Two at my head,
Two at my feet,
One at my heart, my soul to keep.





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