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The Miller Of The Dee

Lyricist: Anonym
Composer: Anonym

Benyttede i operaen "Love in a village" (1762) af
Komponisten Thomas Augustine Arne 1710-78

Erling Jan Sørensens klaver-arrangement

med egne forspil, mellemspil, efterspil.

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1.

There was a jolly miller once
lived on the river Dee;
He danced and sang from morn till night,
no lark so blithe as he;
And this the burden of his song
forever used to be: -
"I care for nobody, no not I,
if nobody cares for me.

2.

"I live by my mill, God bless her!
she's kindred, child, and wife;
I would not change my station
for any other in life;
No lawyer, surgeon, or doctor e'er
had a groat from me;
I care for nobody, no not I
if nobody cares for me."

3.

Thus, like the miller, bold and free,
let us rejoice and sing;
The days of youth are made for glee,
and time is on the wing;
This song shall pass from me to thee,
along the jovial ring;
Let heart and voice and all agree to say,
"Long live the king."
 
Opdateret, 2018
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