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One more glimpse of the sun

Language: English

  One more glimpse of the sun, 
  One more breath trom the sea, 
One more kiss from my darling one --
  Then, Death, come speedily! 

  One more smile from my sweet,
  One more clasp of a hand,
One more sound of returning feet --
  Then come, that Better Land! 

  One more passionate prayer 
  To Christ, that He shall be 
My Guide as I climb the Golden Stair --
  Then come, Eternity! 


Translation(s): GER NOR

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

    [ None yet in the database ]

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in Norwegian (Bokmål), a translation possibly by Johan Lunde GER ; composed by Agathe Ursula Backer-Gr√łndahl, Johan August Halvorsen.

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