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Canst thou love me, Mary

Language: English

Canst thou love me, Mary?
Wilt thou love me, Mary?
Didst, thou love me, Mary?
Blest I'd be!
Nae greater gift con Heav'n bestow,
Thou art sae dear to me.
 
Thou hast stown my heart, O Mary dear,
With thy bewitching e'e,
And tho' a lowly cottage maid,
Thou'rt a' the world to me!
 
When first the moon peeps o'er the hill,
This night O steal to me,
And by two dazzling stars, thy e'en,
I swear I'll wedded be.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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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: 2008-06-11.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:35
Line count: 14
Word count: 80

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