When the Parley Dew is Faded

DESCRIPTION: "When the parley dew is faded And the skies in beauty smile, Came a whisper like an echo From a pale and dying child." The child asks if (s)he will be an angel, and asks forgiveness for being in the way. The child says not to be angry with baby sister
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Arnold)
KEYWORDS: death mother children
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Arnold, p. 59, "When the Parley Dew is Faded" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5115
NOTES [17 words]: This sure sounds like a nineteenth century tear-jerker (and not a good one). But I can't find it. - RBW
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File: Arno059

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