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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 by Agathe Ursula Backer-Grøndahl, Johan August Halvorsen.

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Text added to the website: 2018-12-31T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2018-12-31T11:35:36
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Word count: 68

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Noch einen Strahl mir des Lichts

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Noch einen Strahl mir des Lichts,
Noch einen Hauch mir vom Meer,
Noch ein Lächeln des holden Gesichts,
Dann Tod, komm eilig her!

Noch einen lieblichen Gruss,
Noch ein Streicheln den Hand,
Noch ein Kommen mit leisem Fuss!
Dann auf in's bess're Land!

Noch ein brünstig Gebet,
Das Christus mir gebe Geleit
Wenn der gold'ne Pfad nach oben geht,
Dann komm! O Ewigkeit!


About the headline (FAQ)

From the Backer-Grøndahl score.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


Based on

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 ]


Text added to the website: 2018-12-31T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2018-12-31T11:48:04
Line count: 12
Word count: 63