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The Fountain Of Salmacis - Genesis - Shade Of Dawning (CD)

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  1. The Fountain of Salmacis This song is by Genesis and appears on the album Nursery Cryme (). The Fountain of Salmacis This song is by Genesis and appears on the album Nursery Cryme (). As the dawn creeps up the sky The hunter caught sight of a doe In desire for conquest He found himself within a glade he'd not beheld before.
  2. Harlequin Lyrics: Came the night a mist dissolved the trees / And in the broken light colours fly, fading by / Pale and cold as figures fill the glade / Grey is the web they spin, on and on, and on.
  3. But there appears in the shades of dawning, Though your eyes are dim, All of the pieces in the sky. There was once a harvest in this land. Reap from the turquoise sky, harlequin, harlequin, Dancing round, three children fill the glade, Genesis - The Fountain Of Salmacis Lyrics Genesis - The Knife Lyrics.
  4. Nov 08,  · The Fountain Of Salmacis · Genesis Nursery Cryme ℗ Philip Collins Limited, Anthony Banks Limited, Michael Rutherford Limited under exclusive license to Atlantic Recording Corporation for.
  5. Salmacis: "The waters are disturbed Some creature has been stirred" Narrator: "The waters are disturbed Naiad queen Salmacis has been stirred" As he rushed to quench his thirst, A fountain spring appeared before him And as his heated breath brushed through the cool mist, A liquid voice called, "Son of gods, drink from my spring".
  6. encounter with the water-nymph Salmacis, he laid a curse upon the water. According to fable, all persons who bathed in the water became hermaphrodites. From a dense forest of tall dark pinewood, Mount Ida rises like an island. Within a hidden cave, nymphs had kept a child; Hermaphroditus, son of gods, so afraid of their love. As the dawn creeps.
  7. Coordinates Salmacis or Salmakis was the name of a fountain or spring located in modern-day Bodrum, TurkeyAccording to some classical authors, the water had the reputation of making men effeminate and soft. Ovid famously recounts the myth in his story about Hermaphroditus and the nymph of the spring Salmacis.
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