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More love or more disdain I crave

Language: English

More love or more disdain I crave,
Sweet, be not still indifferent,
Oh, send me quickly to my grave,
Or else afford me more content.
Or love or hate me more or less,
For love abhors all lukewarmness.

Give me a tempest, if 'twill drive
Me to the place where I would be,
Or if you'll have me still alive,
Confess you will be kind to me.
Give hopes of bliss, or dig my grave,
More love or more disdain I crave.


Submitted by Virginia Knight

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:55
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