The moon beams kelter in the lift [ ... ]
Confirmed with The Complete Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Volume 1, edited by Michael Grieve and W R Aitken, Penguin Books, Middlesex, 1985, Page 24.
- by Christopher Murray Grieve (1892 - 1978), as Hugh MacDiarmid, "The Man in the Moon", appears in Sangschaw, in 9. Au Clair de la Lune, no. 3, William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, first published 1925, copyright © [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Francis George Scott (1880 - 1958), "The Man in the Moon", published 1949 [ voice and piano ], from 35 Scottish Lyrics and other Poems, no. 21, Bayley & Ferguson for The Saltire Society, Glasgow, page 87 [ sung text checked 1 time]
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