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A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!

Language: English

A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!
  Rose plot,
  Fringed pool,
Fern'd grot --
  The veriest school
  Of peace; and yet the fool
Contends that God is not --
Not God! in Gardens! when the eve is cool?
  Nay, but I have a sign;
  'Tis very sure God walks in mine.


Translation(s): WEL

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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)

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  • Also set in Welsh (Cymraeg), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist by Oliver Henry Edwards.

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:23
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Word count: 50

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