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

Say farewell, and go!

Language: English

Look in my face, dear,
Once, as used to be;
Hold out you hand, dear,
Have no fear of me!
Shed no tears, mine will not start;
Thus, like friends, old loves should part.
O my Mary, my lost Mary,
Say farewell, and go.
 
Never to meet more
While day follow day;
Never to kiss more
Till our lips are clay.
Angry hearts grieve loud awhile,
Broken hearts are dumb or smile.
O my Mary, my lost Mary,
Say farewell, and go.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Authorship


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: 2009-01-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:03
Line count: 16
Word count: 82

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 imslp.org (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works