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Two Songs

Word count: 50

Song Cycle by John Austin Sykes (1909 - 1962)

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1. The king's son

Language: English

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2. Ah! Sunflower [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: English

Translation(s): FRE

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  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , "Ah ! tournesol !", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Ah, Sun-flower! weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun;
Seeking after that sweet golden clime,
Where the traveller's journey is done:

Where the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow,
Arise from their graves and aspire
Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.


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