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Two Songs of Arthur Symons

Word count: 81

Song Cycle by Peter Warlock (1894 - 1930)

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1. A prayer to St. Anthony of Padua [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: English

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St. Anthony of Padua whom I bear
In effigy about me, hear my prayer:
Kind Saint, who findest what is lost, I pray,
Bring back her heart - I lost it yesterday.


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2. The sick heart [ sung text checked 1 time]

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O sick heart, be at rest!
Is there nothing that I can do
To quiet your crying in my breast?
Will nothing comfort you?

"I am sick of a malady
There is but one thing can assuage:
Cure me of youth, and, see,
I will be wise in age!"


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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