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The yellow daisy

Language: English

What's his heart Sweetheart, Sweetheart!
What's his heart?
Very often I've been told
Of his yellow shining gold
But the gold's the smallest part
Of love, Sweetheart, Sweetheart!
Of a happy love, Sweetheart!
 
Is it true, my dear, is it true
That his heart's a rusty brown?
Nay my sweetheart do not frown,
Better know it's brown and sere,
Now than when too late, My dear, my dear
When too late, My dear!


Translation(s): DUT GER

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Submitted by Lidy van Noordenburg

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lidy van Noordenburg) , title 1: "De gele margriet", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Der Sonnenhut", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-03-17.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:38
Line count: 13
Word count: 73

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