You never enjoy the world aright till you are clothed with the stars. Till your spirit filleth the whole world and the stars are your jewels.
- by Thomas Traherne (1637? - 1674) [author's text not yet checked 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 Elizabeth Maconchy (1907 - 1994), "Clothed with the stars", 1978 [soprano and piano], from Sun, Moon and Stars, no. 4. [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2010-01-25
Line count: 3
Word count: 26