In the vale where I once listened out for the light
Where the little birds warble
The ptarmigans babble
And my heart looked for some rest from its trouble

I cast my eyes downward upon the seaside
And a fair young girl on the shore I espied
Who was sitting and weeping
To see the waves leaping
And over the skyline sad vigil was keeping.

O why are you weeping alone on the shore?
Now still from your eyes I can see the tears pour.
What sorrow and smart
So pierces your heart
That even at midnight it will not depart?


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    General CommentThe joyous character of the music contrasts these melancholy lyrics in the typical Finnish way of affirming the sadness of the world through recognizing and embracing its existential substance with festive spirit.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe joyous character of the music contrasts these melancholy lyrics in the typical Finnish way of affirming the sadness of the world through recognizing and embracing its existential substance with festive spirit.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe joyous character of the music contrasts these melancholy lyrics in the typical Finnish way of affirming the sadness of the world through recognizing and embracing its existential substance with festive spirit.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe joyous character of the music contrasts these melancholy lyrics in the typical Finnish way of affirming the sadness of the world through recognizing and embracing its existential substance with festive spirit.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe joyous character of the music contrasts these melancholy lyrics in the typical Finnish way of affirming the sadness of the world through recognizing and embracing its existential substance with festive spirit.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe joyous character of the music contrasts these melancholy lyrics in the typical Finnish way of affirming the sadness of the world through recognizing and embracing its existential substance with festive spirit.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe joyous character of the music contrasts these melancholy lyrics in the typical Finnish way of affirming the sadness of the world through recognizing and embracing its existential substance with festive spirit.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSeven times even.
    fallingthroughon July 22, 2010   Link

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