Lie down, frail body, here. H. Bonar. [Burial.] Appeared in his Hymns of Faith and Hope, 1st series, 1857, in 13 stanzas of 4 lines, and entitled, "The Flesh resting in Hope." It is given in an abridged form in a few collections, including Dale's English Hymn Book, 1874. From it also is taken the cento “Rest for the toiling hand."
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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|Hymns for the Church on Earth: being three hundred and sixty-six hymns and spiritual songs. (For the most part of modern date.) (New Ed.) #177||Lie down, frail body, here||H. Bonar||1883|
|Hymns of the Church, Ancient and Modern: for the use of all who love to sing the praises of God in Christ, in the family, the school, or the church; with a discourse on music as a divine ordinance... #280||Lie down, frail body, here||1872|