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Pale Moon

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Pale Moon

An Indian Love Song

Music by Frederic Knight Logan

Lyrics by Jesse G. M. Glick

Chicago: Forster Music Publisher Inc. (1920)

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Out of my lodge at eventide to thy love forsaken,
Thy spirit mantle throw
Ere thou the great white dawn awaken,
And to the sea thou swingest low

Then to the West I’ll follow
Across the deep lagoon
Swift as a flying arrow,
To thy abode, Pale Moon, Pale Moon.


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