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First Line: The night has a thousand eyes / and the day but one
Last Line: When its love is done.
Variant Title(s): Night;the Night Has A Thousand Eyes
Subject(s): Death; Love; Transience; Dead, The; Impermanence

THE night has a thousand eyes,
The day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying sun.
The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When its love is done.

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