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Goddess of night (1920)

Goddess of night

Calm with the calm of all old earth has taken
To her peaceful breast
And will not waken,
Pale with passion of Life that never dies;
You sit there watching us,
Watching us with with clear bright eyes.

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Composer

Herbert Norman Howells CH CBE  was an English composer, organist, and teacher, most famous for his large output of Anglican church music.

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