By Pinky House oft let me walk,
While, circled in my arms,
I hear my Nelly sweetly talk,
And gaze o'er all her charms.
O let me ever fond behold
Those graces void of art!
Those cheerful smiles, that sweetly hold
In willing chains my heart!
Come, then, my love! O come along!
And feed me with thy charms;
Come, fair inspirer of my song!
O fill my longing arms!
A flame like mine can never die,
While charms so bright as thine,
So heav'nly fair, both please the eye,
And fill the soul divine.
Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani
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