Does anyone know the poem that has the phrase ghoulies and ghosties in it and if so who it is by?

Question:it has the line ghoulies and ghosties icant remember the next line but then it says and for things that go bump in the night.
i know it iis a famous poem but icant remember who it is by or if there are any more lines.

Answers:
As far as I can tell from poking around , this is an old Scottish prayer of obscure origin. The actual wording is:

From ghoulies and ghosties
And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us!

Many of our modern names for nasties are not originally from Celtic Europe. The ghoul or ghoulie was an Arabic word for a demon that inhabited burial grounds; this came into English at the end of the eighteenth century and became particularly seen as a grave-robbing thing that preyed on children, though its figurative sense is now much more common than its literal one. ( sort of like threatening your darling little children with the bogeyman )
So children would pray :
*From ghoulies and ghosties
And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us! *

http://www.ghosts.org/questionsanswered.
It's by Rabbie Burns
It's from an old English litany. It goes:

From ghosties and ghoulies,
And long-leggetie beasties,
And things that go "bump" in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us.
From ghosties and ghoulies
and long leggity beasties
and things that go bump in the night
oh Lord protect us

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