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Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal Lyrics
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal Song Lyrics
Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white;
Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk;
Nor winks the gold fin in the porphyry font:
The fire-fly wakens: waken thou with me.
Now droops the milkwhite peacock like a ghost,
And like a ghost she glimmers on to me.
Now lies the Earth all Danaë to the stars,
And all thy heart lies open unto me.
Now slides the silent meteor on, and leaves
A shining furrow, as thy thoughts in me.
Now folds the lily all her sweetness up,
And slips into the bosom of the lake:
So fold thyself, my dearest, thou, and slip
Into my bosom and be lost in me.
[Thanks to Vashilarue@aol.com for lyrics]
Vanity Fair Song List
›She Walks in Beauty
Sissel / Mychael Danna
›Becky and Amelia Leave School
›The Great Adventurer
›Becky Arrives at Queen's Crawley
›No Lights After Eleven
›I've Made Up My Mind
›Ride to London
›Becky and Rawdon Kiss
›Sir Pitt's Marriage Proposal
›I Owe You Nothing
›Piano for Amelia/Announcement of Battle
›Time to Quit Brussels
›Amelia Refuses Dobbin
›Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
›Steyne the Pasha
›The Virtue Betrayed
›Dobbin Leaves Amelia
Shankar Mahadevan/Richa Sharma