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Far, far from each other

by Frank Bridge From Three Songs for Voice, Viola and Piano H.76

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Far, far from each other
English source: Matthew Arnold

Far, far from each other
Our spirits have flown.
And what heart knows another?
Ah! who knows his own?

Blow, ye winds! lift me with you
I come to the wild.
Fold closely, O Nature!
Thine arms round thy child.

Ah, calm me! restore me
And dry up my tears
On thy high mountain platforms,
Where Morn first appears,

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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold was an English poet and cultural critic, as well as a school inspector. 

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