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Eternity

by Ina Boyle

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Text

Eternity
English source: Robert Herrick

O years! and age! farewell:
Behold I go,
Where I do know
Infinity to dwell.

And these mine eyes shall see
All times, how they
Are lost i’ th’ sea
Of vast eternity.

Where never moon shall sway
The stars; but she,
And night, shall be
Drown’d in one endless day.

Composer

Ina Boyle

Born in 1889, Ina Boyle spent almost all her life in her family’s large home in Enniskerry, a countryside village just south of Dublin. Though her prolific compositional output included works for voice, choir, chamber ensembles and orchestra, most…

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