Now in these fairylands gather your weary hands close to your breast, and be at rest. Now in these silences lean to the cadences, mouldering their grace to the line of your face. Now at the end of all, loveliest friend of all, all things are yours in this peace that endures.
- by Humbert Wolfe (1885 - 1940), "Now in these fairylands", appears in This Blind Rose, first published 1928 [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 Fritz Bennicke Hart (1874 - 1949), "Now in these fairylands", op. 94 (Four Sets of Five songs, Set IV) no. 2 (1930). [voice and piano] [text not verified]
- by Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934), "Now in these fairylands", op. 48 no. 3, H. 174 no. 3 (1929), published 1930 [voice and piano], from Twelve Humbert Wolfe Songs, no. 3. [text verified 1 time]
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