Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farm-house near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the year. He gives his harness bells a shake To ask if there is some mistake. The only other sounds the sweep Of easy wind and downy flake. The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.
Song Cycle by Louis Gruenberg (1884 - 1964)
3. Stopping by woods on a snowy evening  [sung text not yet checked]
- by Robert Frost (1874 - 1963), "Stopping by woods on a snowy evening", written 1922, appears in New Hampshire, first published 1923 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- GER German (Deutsch) (Walter A. Aue) , "Halten am Walde im Abendschnee", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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