Over the wave-patterned sea-floor Over the long sunburnt ridge of the world, I bid the winds seek you. I bid them cry to you Night and morning A name you loved once; I bid them bring to you Dreams, and strange imaginings, and sleep.
- by Ella Young (1867 - 1956), "Greeting" [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Rebecca Clarke (1886 - 1979), "Greeting", 1928?, published 1928 [ voice and piano ] [sung text checked 1 time]
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