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't Avondt, 't avondt: trage en treurig
Language: Dutch (Nederlands) 
't Avondt, 't avondt: trage en treurig
zinkt de zonne nederwaard;
dwijnt het licht, en gaat er geurig
reukwerk uit den roozengaard;
stille, en zonder ruit noch muit,
nijpt de nacht de dagkeerse uit.

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Spelling changes used by Mulder: nederwaard -> nederwaart ; roozengaard -> rozengaard
Spelling changes used by Simonart: roozengaard -> rozengaard


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This text was added to the website: 2008-10-02
Line count: 6
Word count: 34