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Four Songs from Whitman

Song Cycle by Philip Dalmas


?. As I watch'd the ploughman ploughing [
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Language: English

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As I watch'd the ploughman ploughing,
Or the sower sowing in the fields -- or the harvester harvesting,
I saw there too, O life and death, your analogies:
(Life, life is the tillage, and Death is the harvest according.)


?. A clear midnight [
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Language: English
Translation(s): FRE GER GER

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This is thy hour, O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best,
Night, sleep, death, and the stars.


Portions of this text were used in Idyll by Frederick Delius.

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