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I attempt from Love's sickness to fly in...

Language: English

I attempt from Love's sickness to fly in vain,
Since I am myself my own fever and pain.

No more now, fond heart, with pride no more swell,
Thou canst not raise forces enough to rebel.
  I attempt from Love's sickness, etc..

For Love has more power and less mercy than fate,
To make us seek ruin and love those that hate.
  I attempt from Love's sickness, etc..


Translation(s): FRE GER

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "J'essaie d'échapper à la maladie de l'amour", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Elaine Marie Ortiz-Arandes) , "Vergebens suche ich der Krankheit der Liebe zu entfliehen", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-15 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2015-10-13 14:22:26
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Word count: 68

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