O wind, where have you been, That you blow so sweet? Among the violets Which blossom at your feet. The honeysuckle waits For Summer and for heat. But violets in the chilly Spring Make the turf so sweet.
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- by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894), no title, appears in Sing-song: a nursery rhyme book, first published 1872 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Emily Daymond , "O wind, where have you been", published 1925 [voice and piano], from the collection Kikirikee [text not verified]
- by Eric Harding Thiman (1900 - 1975), "Spring wind", published 1932. [2-part chorus of medium-high voices and piano] [text not verified]
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