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Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
- by William Blake (1757 - 1827) [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Proverb IV", op. 74 no. 7, from Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, no. 7. [text verified 1 time]
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Proverbe IV", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Pense le matin. Agit à midi. Mange le soir. Dors la nuit.
- Translation from English to French (Français) copyright © 2009 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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