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Folk Song Information

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Book TitleAuthorDateNotes
Song TitleHail smiling morn
Roud No.1346
Collected FromUnknown
LocationUnknown
CountyUnknown
Collected ByWilliams, Alfred
Alternative Title
Tune
Date
Source PrimaryWSRO: 2598/36 Packet 5 - Miscellaneous: Williams, A: MS collection No Mi 587
Source SecondaryWilliams, A: Folk songs of the upper Thames, 1923 p 306
Recording
 
Song Lyrics
Verse 1

Hail smiling morn, that tips the hills with gold,
Whose rosy fingers ope the gates of Day,
Who the gay face of nature doth enfold,
At whose bright presence darkness flies away:
Hail! hail! hail! hail! hail! hail!
 
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Notes
Alfred Williams - 'Glee'.

Transcribed and edited by Chris Wildridge, 2007.

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