World, take good notice, silver stars fading, Milky hue ript, weft of white detaching, Coals thirty-eight, baleful and burning, Scarlet, significant, hands off warning, Now and henceforth flaunt from these shores.
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- by Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892), "World, take good notice" [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Ernst Bacon (1898 - 1990), "World, take good notice", c1942, published 1942 [baritone or alto and piano], from Six Songs, no. 6, published in the January edition of New Music [text verified 1 time]
- by (Robert) Ernest Bryson (1867 - 1942), "Race of veterans", published 1918 [mixed chorus and side drum], from Drum Taps [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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