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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Note: in the Fisk work, this is sung by Hareton
1 Fisk: "arc"
2 Fisk: "the still lake"


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