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Posted By: masato sakurai
27-Mar-02 - 09:45 PM
Thread Name: Origins: All Through The Night / Ar Hyd Y Nos
Subject: Lyr Add: ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT
Another translation.

ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT
(English words by A.P. Graves)

1. Fiery day is ever mocking
Man's feeble sight;
Darkness eve by eve unlocking
Heaven's casket bright.
Thence the burden'd spirit borrows
Strength to meet laborious morrows,
Starry peace to soothe his sorrows,
All through the night.

2. Planet after planet sparkling,
All through the night,
Down on Earth, their sister darkling,
Shed faithful light.
In our mortal day's declining,
May our souls, as calmly shining,
Cheer the restless and repining,
Till lost in sight.

(From: C.V. Stanford, ed., The National Song Book (Boosey and Co., [1905], p. 176)

~Masato