Noonday sun or night Have for me one light. Love shines in it bright, Through deep brown eyes. Scoffers tell a tale That love grows pale, That brown eyes fail. Ah, how wise! Ah, how wise! Surely true love's might Puts such fears to flight. In those brown eyes bright Love never dies.
- by Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860 - 1908) [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860 - 1908), "Confidence", op. 47 no. 4, published 1893, from Eight Love Songs, no. 4. [text verified 1 time]
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