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Night song in the jungle

Language: English

 Now Chil the Kite brings home the night
 That Mang the Bat sets free -
 The herds are shut in byre and hut,
 For loosed till dawn are we.
 This is the hour of pride and power,
 Talon and tush and claw.
 Oh, hear the call! - Good hunting all
 That keep the Jungle Law!

Translation(s): FRE


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

Set in French (Français), a translation by Louis Fabulet (1862 - 1933) , title unknown and by Robert, vicomte d'Humières (1868 - 1915) , title unknown

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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