by Emily Brontë (1818 - 1848)

Cold, clear, and blue, the morning...
Language: English 
Cold, clear, and blue, the morning heaven
Expands its [arch]1 on high;
Cold, clear, and blue [Lake Werna's]2 water
Reflects the winter sky.

The moon has set, but Venus shines
A silent silvery star.

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1 Fisk: "arc"
2 Fisk: "the still lake"

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Researcher for this text: Victoria Brago

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 34