by Emily Brontë (1818 - 1848)

I would have touched the heavenly key
Language: English 
I would have touched the heavenly key
That spoke alike of bliss and thee
I would have woke the entrancing song
But its words died upon my tongue
And then I knew that hallowed strain
Would never speak of joy again
And then I felt.....

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Note: in the Fisk work, this is sung by Catherine


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Researcher for this text: Terry Fisk

This text was added to the website: 2004-03-22
Line count: 7
Word count: 45