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the evening star shivers
in the darkling water and the pilot
searches his breeches for a light
it's now Gentlemen or never
one must be daring and I lay
both hands on all henceforth
Sir Atys strumming
his guitar to ungrateful Chloris
darts a wicked wink
the Abbé hears low confession
and that rakish Viscount
sets the heart free
the while the moon rises
and the skiff on its brief run
gaily hies o'er dreaming water