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In Bygone Days

Language: English

In bygone days I wrote with zealous care
A passing fancy sweet by visions wrought,
'Twas of a maiden pure and woundrous fair,
'Twas but a thought, 'twas but a thought.

In after days when Fortune chancing true,
This beauteous maiden I beheld unsought;
I loved her well and thought she loved me too,
'Twas but a thought, 'twas but a thought.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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 10:01:22
Line count: 8
Word count: 62

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