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Thread #13608   Message #1089208
Posted By: SueB
09-Jan-04 - 12:57 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Stouthearted Men (Hammerstein, Romberg)
Subject: RE: stout hearted men: where is it from?
Stouthearted Men is from the Gilbert and Sullivan light opera
by the name of Brigadoon, yes? Another I liked from that one,
asks, "Is life a boon? If so it must befall, that death when e'er it fall, must fall too soon. Though four score years He give, one would pray to live, another moon. What kind of plaint have I, who perish in July (who perish in July)? I might have had to die, perchance in June..."
Is Life a Boon? (click)