As I Watch'd the Ploughman Ploughing

(1901)

"As I Watch'd the Ploughman Ploughing" is a setting of Walt Whitman by composer Philip Dalmas. The song is part of Dalmas' song group Four Songs from Whitman.

As I watch'd the ploughman ploughing
by Walt Whitman


As I watch’d the ploughman ploughing,
Or the sower sowing in the fields, or the harvester harvesting,
I saw there too, O life and death, your analogies;
(Life, life is the tillage, and Death is the harvest according.)


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