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A letter

Language: English

Your portrait is what I want:
   Where I may fondly trace
With passionate pleasure, each beauty and treasure,
 And wonder, and charm, and grace;
For try, try as I may, love, when you are away,
    I cannot remember clearly, --
    It's because I love you dearly, --
 The magic of your face.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)


Text added to the website: 2012-10-26.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:05
Line count: 8
Word count: 50

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