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Song on the water

Language: English

As mad sexton's bell, tolling
   For earth's loveliest daughter,
Night's dumbness breaks rolling
            Ghostily:
   So our boat breaks the water
            Witchingly.

As her look the dream troubles
   Of her tearful-eyed lover,
So our sails in the bubbles
            Ghostily
Are mirrored, and hover
            Moonily.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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: 2010-04-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:40
Line count: 12
Word count: 43

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