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" Faintly as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune, and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn ! Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The rapids are near, and the daylight's past. "
Melodies, Songs, Sacred Songs, and National Airs - Page 105
by Thomas Moore - 1825 - 300 pages
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...Anne, the patroness of the Canadian voyageurs, immortalized by Moore in those exquisite lines — " Faintly as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep...tune, and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on sliore look dim, We'll sing at St. Anne's our parting hymn." It was here the boatmen made confession,...
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Epistles, Odes, and Other Poems...

Thomas Moore - 1806 - 259 pages
...him. A CANADIAN BOAT-SONG. WRITTEN ON THE RIVER ST. L4WRENCE\ ET REMIGEM CANTUS HORTATUR. Suintilian. FAINTLY as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time. 1 I wrote these words to an air, which our boat-men sung to us very frequently. The wind was so unfavourable,...
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Epistles, Odes, and Other Poems

Thomas Moore - Electronic books - 1806 - 341 pages
...tres bien montes; QQ Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn2. Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The rapids are near and the day-light's past ! And the refrain to every verse was A 1'ombre d'un bois je m'en vais jouer, A 1'ombre d'un bois je...
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Epistles, Odes, and Other Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Moore - Irish poetry - 1807
...that would receive us. But the magnificent scenery of the St. Lawrence repays all these difficulties. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn *. Our Voyageura had good voices, and sung perfectly in tune together. The original words of the air,...
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Concerts of vocal and instrumental music as performed at the music room ...

Oxford city, Holywell music room - 1808
...and thee I dwe. GLEE. Masters TIDMAN and SPENCE, and Mr. LIDDELL. Moore. Faintly as tolk the ev'ning chime, Our voices keep tune, and our oars keep time;...fast, The rapids are near, and the day-light's past. R a Why should we yet our sail unfurl ? There is not a breath the blue wave to curl ; But when the...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821
...deary O. CCXLI11. FAINTLY AS TOLLS THE EVENING CHIME'. Faintly as tolls the evening chime, Our vnices keep tune, and our oars keep time ; Soon as the woods...fast, The rapids are near, and the day-light's past! * This Canadian boat-song, was written by Thomas Moore, Esq; to an air, aitng by tile boatmen in <l&scctuling...
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Melodies, Songs, Sacred Songs, and National Airs: Containing Several Never ...

Thomas Moore - Ballads, Irish - 1821 - 252 pages
...MOORE'S A CANADIAN BOAT SONG. WRITTEN ON THE RIVER ST. LAWRENCE.* Kt remigem cantus bortatur Quinftf ian. FAINTLY as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune, and our oars keep time. * I wrote these words to an air which our boatmen sang to us very frequently. The wind was so unfavourable,...
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volume 2

Thomas Moore - 1823
...chemin j'ai rencontre' Deux cavaliers tres-bien monte's j And the refrain to every verse was, VOL. It. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at...fast, The Rapids are near and the daylight's past 1 Why should we yet our sail unfurl ? There is not a breath the blue wave to curl ! A l'ombrc d'un...
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The Works of Thomas Moore: Epistles, odes, and other poems

Thomas Moore - 1823
...A CANADIAN BO AT-SONG. WRITTEN ON THE RIVER ST. -LAWRENCE. II KEMIGEM CAttTUS HORTATUH. QOIHTILIAS. FAINTLY as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time. * I wrote these words to an air which our boat-men sung to us very frequently. The wind was so unfavourable...
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Travels through part of the United States and Canada in 1818 and 1819, Volume 2

John Morison Duncan - Canada - 1823
...across the confined pass, if I may so call it, and the burden of Moore's song was forcibly suggested. " Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The rapids are near and the day light's past !" Though the afternoon had been very hot, and the sun's rays, reflected from the...
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