Serenade

(1884)

"Serenade" is a song by Ethelbert Nevin setting a poem of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Serenade
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Good night! Good night, beloved!
I come to watch o'er thee!
To be near thee, -- to be near thee,
Alone is peace for me.


Thine eyes are stars of morning,
Thy lips are crimson flowers!
Good night! Good night beloved,
While I count the weary hours.


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