If thou art sleeping, maiden

by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor From Southern Love Songs (1896) Op. 12

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If thou art sleeping, maiden
English source: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If thou art sleeping, maiden,
Awake and open thy door,
'Tis the break of day,
and we must away,
O'er meadow, and mount, and moor.

Wait not to find thy slippers,
But come with thy naked feet;
We shall have to pass
through the dewy grass,
And waters wide and fleet.


Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (15 August 1875 – 1 September 1912) was a British composer and conductor.


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