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The Child and the Star

Language: English

CHILD:
 "Little star that shines so bright,
 Come and peep at me tonight,
 For I often watch for you
 In the pretty sky so blue.

 "Little Star! O tell me, pray,
 Where you hide yourself all day?
 Have you got a home like me?
 and a father kind to see?"

STAR:
 "O little Child, at you I peep,
 while you lie asleep;
 But when days break,
 I my homeward journey take.

 "For I've many friends on high,
 living with me in the sky,
 And a loving Father, too,
 Who commands what I'm to do."


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)


Text added to the website: 2007-05-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:21
Line count: 18
Word count: 94

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