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First Line: The far peaks sleep, the great ravines
Last Line: And every bird, its wide wings folded, sleeps.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alkman
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


THE far peaks sleep, the great ravines,
The foot-hills, and the streams.
Asleep are trees, and hived bees,
The mountain beasts, and all that dark earth teems,
The glooming seas, the monsters in their deeps:
And every bird, its wide wings folded, sleeps.





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