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Thomas Haynes Bayly
(1797-1839) born on
Oct 13
English song/ballad writer, dramatist. He is best known as the composer of ballads like "I'd Be a Butterfly", but alsowrote 36 dramatic pieces including "Perfection," ca. 1831.
Fear not, but trust in Providence,
Wherever thou may'st be.

It was a dream of perfect bliss,
Too beautiful to last.
I 'd be a butterfly born in a bower,
Where roses and lilies and violets meet.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The rose that all are praising
Is not the rose for me.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Pilot."
R: "It was a Dream."
A: "I 'd be a Butterfly."
N: "Isle of Beauty."
K: "The Rose that all are praising."

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