Ah, Sun-flower! weary of time, Who countest the steps of the Sun; Seeking after that sweet golden clime, Where the traveller's journey is done: Where the Youth pined away with desire, And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow, Arise from their graves and aspire Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.
Six Four-Part Songs
Song Cycle by Henry Festing Jones (1851 - 1928)
4. Ah, Sunflower  [sung text not yet checked]
- by William Blake (1757 - 1827), "Ah! Sun-flower! weary of time", appears in Songs of Innocence and Experience, in Songs of Experience, no. 14, first published 1794 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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