(13 December 1797 – 17 February 1856 / Dusseldorf)

E'En As A Lovely Flower

E'en as a lovely flower,
So fair, so pure thou art;
I gaze on thee, and sadness
Comes stealing o'er my heart.

My hands I fain had folded
Upon thy soft brown hair,
Praying that God may keep thee
So lovely, pure and fair.

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Sadly Both The Flower And Fair Maiden Must Fade sadly in time's passage both the flower and fair maiden must fade it is the sun that wilts and steady slow unrelenting onslaught of age both flower and fair maiden time spent in death must leave the stage Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'E'En As A Lovely Flower' by the poet Heinrich Heine. Dedicated to the poet Heinrich Heine.
Flower And Fair Maiden Must Fade Death Slain sadly both the flower and fair maiden fade it is the sun that wilts in an onslaught of age both flower and fair maiden time death slain Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'E'En As A Lovely Flower' by the poet Heinrich Heine. Dedicated to the poet Heinrich Heine.
It Is The Sun That Wilts And The Onslaught Of Age sadly both the flower and fair maiden must fade it is the sun that wilts and the onslaught of age both flower and fair maiden must fade must fade Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'E'En As A Lovely Flower' by the poet Heinrich Heine. Dedicated to the poet Heinrich Heine.
sadly both the flower and fair maiden must fade, it is the sun that wilts and the onslaught of age, both flower and fair maiden, in death must leave the stage