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I saw the moon rise clear,
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O'er hills and dales of snow,
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Nor told my fleet reindeer
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The way I wished to go;
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But quick he bounded forth,
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For well my reindeer knew
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I've but one path on earth
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That path which leads to you.
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The gloom that winter cast,
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How soon the heart forgets,
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When summer brings, at last,
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Her sun that never sets.
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So dawned my love for you,
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And chasing ev'ry pain
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Than summer sun more true
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'Twill never set again.
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General Information

Title: A Finland love song
Composer: Henry Hiles
Lyricist: Thomas Moore

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1875 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 3, no. 87.

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Original text and translations

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I saw the moon rise clear,
O'er hills and dales of snow,
Nor told my fleet reindeer
The way I wished to go;
But quick he bounded forth,
For well my reindeer knew
I've but one path on earth
That path which leads to you.
The gloom that winter cast,
How soon the heart forgets,
 When summer brings, at last,
Her sun that never sets.
So dawned my love for you,
And chasing ev'ry pain
Than summer sun more true
'Twill never set again.