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Now dreary dawns the eastern light

Language: English

Now dreary dawns the eastern light,
  And fall of eve is drear,
And cold the poor man lies at night,
  And so goes out the year.
Little is the luck I've had,
  And oh, 'tis comfort small
To think that many another lad
  Has had no luck at all.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2008-08-18.
Last modified: 2016-07-10 09:31:13
Line count: 8
Word count: 49

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