Silver

"Silver" is a song with music by John Duke and words by Walter De la Mare.

Date: 1961Composer: John Woods DukeText: Walter De la Mare

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Silver
by Walter De la Mare

Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
This way, and that, she peers and sees
Silver fruit upon silver trees;

One by one the casements catch
Her beams beneath the silvery thatch;
Couched in his kennel, like a log,
With paws of silver sleeps the dog;1

A harvest mouse goes scampering by,
With silver claws, and silver eye;
And moveless fish in the water gleam,
By silver reeds in a silver stream.

Sheet Music

The Songs of John Duke (Low Voice)

Composer(s): John Duke

Voice Type: Low

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