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VESPER HYMN[5]

Páll Jónsson

7.6.7.6 D

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On the wings of light declining

Sinks the westering sun to sleep:

Lord, alike in dark or shining,

Thy pure eyes their vigil keep.

Let Thy light, which faileth never,

Round me shine, though day depart;

And, though night prevaileth, ever

Flood the chambers of my heart.

[5]After the Icelandic of Páll Jónsson, A.D. 1889.
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