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Beam from yonder star

Language: English

Beam from yonder star,
Through the silent spaces
Falling from afar,
Touching earth's pale faces,
Wrap with silver light
Her, who softly sleeping
Lies beneath thy sight,
I her vigil keeping.
Gently, gently rest
On her eyelids tender.
Touch her brow and breast
With thy magic splendor
Blissful, favor'd beam,
Round her sweet lips hover.
Only bid them dream
Of her absent lover.

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)

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:28
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