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Adversity

Language: English

A soft eye's drooping lid,
A witching face,
A snowy breast half-hid,
A bit of lace,
Dear lips that sweetly smile;
A dream of bliss, 
And I, a lone exile
Without a kiss.



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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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