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Savourna deligh

Language: English

Oh! the moment was sad, when my Love and I parted,
Savourna deligh shighan Oh!
As I kiss'd off her tears I was nigh broken-hearted,
Savourna deligh shighan Oh!
Wan was her cheek, which hung on my shoulder,
Damp was her hand, no marble was colder,
I felt that I never again should behold her,
Savourna deligh shighan Oh!

Long I fought for my country, far, far, from my true love,
Savourna deligh shighan Oh!
All my pay and my booty I hoarded for you love,
Savourna deligh shighan Oh!
Peace was proclaimed -- escap'd from the slaughter,
Landed at home, the sweet girl I sought her,
But sorrow, alas! to her cold grave had brought her,
Savourna deligh shighan Oh!

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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: 2010-04-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:37
Line count: 16
Word count: 120

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