The LiederNet Archive
WARNING. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net

Go, Rose, my Chloe's bosom grace

Language: English

Go, Rose, my Chloe's bosom grace,
How happy should I prove,
Might I supply that envy'd place
With never fading love.
There Phoenix like, beneath her eye,
Involv'd in fragrance burn and die.
Know, hapless flower,
That thou shalt find more fragrant roses there.
I see thy with'ring head reclin'd
With envy and despair.
One common fate we both must prove,
You die with envy, I with love.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2009-11-16.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:49
Line count: 12
Word count: 68

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Browse (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works