„Life is a waste of wearisome hours
Which seldom the rose of enjoyment adorns;
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers,
Is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.“

O! think not my spirits are always as light, st. 1
Irish Melodies http://www.musicanet.org/robokopp/moore.html (1807–1834)

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Thomas Moore
1779 - 1852

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