by Emily Brontë (1818 - 1848)

And first an hour of mournful musing
Language: English 
And first an hour of mournful musing
And then a gush of bitter tears
And then a dreary calm diffusing
Its deadly mist o'er joys and cares

And then a throb and then a lightening
And then a breathing from above
And then a star in heaven brightening
The star the glorious star of love

About the headline (FAQ)

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


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Researcher for this text: Terry Fisk

This text was added to the website: 2004-03-22
Line count: 8
Word count: 55