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The Wild Flower's Song Op. 20

Part of a series or song cycle:

Three Songs of William Blake (Op. 20)

The Wild Flower's Song

As I wander'd in the forest,
The green leaves among,
I heard a wild flower
Singing a song:
"I slept in the earth
In the silent night,
I murmur'd my thoughts
And I felt delight.
In the morning I went
As rosy as morn
To seek for new joy,
But I met with scorn."

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Roger Cuthbert Quilter was an English composer, known particularly for his songs.

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William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. 

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