The woods and fields are still; The night is calm, Upon the silent hill A dew-cool balm Descends upon the lids of day. The murmurs of the night In drowsy flight Rise ever, Fall, and drift away. Dreams are abroad, And sleep is on its way.
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- by Horatio William Parker (1863 - 1919), "Night-fall", published 1914 [ voice and piano ], Boston Music Co. [sung text checked 1 time]
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