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**** YES, THAT INCLUDES CONCERT PROGRAMS. ****
Darest thou now O Soul
Darest thou now O Soul,
Walk out with me toward the Unknown Region,
Where neither ground is for the feet
nor any path to follow?
No map there, nor guide,
Nor voice sounding, nor touch of human hand,
Nor face with blooming flesh,
nor lips, nor eyes, are in that land.
I know it not O Soul;
Nor dost thou -- all is a blank before us;
All waits, undream'd of, in that region,
[that inaccessible land]1.
Till when the [ties loosen]2,
All but the ties eternal, Time and Space,
Nor darkness, gravitation, sense,
nor any bounds, [bound]3 us.
Then we burst forth -- we float,
In Time and Space, O Soul, prepared for them;
Equal, equipt at last, --
(O joy! O fruit of all!) them to fulfil, O Soul.
W. Schuman sets stanzas 1-3
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