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L'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato

Word count: 34

Song Cycle by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759)

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3. As steals the morn upon the night


As steals the morn upon the night,
And melts the shades away:
So Truth does Fancy's charm dissolve,
And rising Reason puts to flight
The fumes that did the mind involve,
Restoring intellectual day.


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