The Swan bent low to the Lily
The Swan bent low to the Lily,
Mid wav'ring shadows green,
And the songs he murmur'd softly,
Know'st thou what they mean?
I could tell thee truly,
But Oh, I may not dare;
Look in my eyes and tell me,
What said the Lily fair?
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