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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: 2018-12-31 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2018-12-31 11:35:36
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Endnu et Streif kun af Sol

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål) after the English

Endnu et Streif kun af Sol,
Endnu en Luftning fra Hav.
Endnu et Smil fra min Kjærlighed,
Kom saa, Død, kom hastelig!

Endnu et Blik fra min Ven,
Endnu et Tryk af hans Haand,
Endnu en Lyd af de kjendte Trin!
Kom saa, kom, du bedre Land!

Endnu en inderlig Bøn
Til Kristus at han mig føre vil,
Mens jeg vandrer op ad den gyldne Sti,
Kom saa, kom, o, Evighed!


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Authorship


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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: 2018-12-31 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2018-12-31 11:42:40
Line count: 12
Word count: 71