From the Brow of the Hill

DESCRIPTION: The singer returns to the old, now deserted, house he grew up in. He recalls the gate he "could run to, returning from school", the casement that "marks the spot where I slumbered in infancy's rest." "But silent forever the lips that blessed me!"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: home return death nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, p. 233, "From the Brow of the Hill" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Ox 257)
Roud #1298
File: WT233

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