Nay, out of your dear sight is but the more in mind, love,
Enforcéd partings noble traits the more disclose;
Yet, I have looked away all likeness from your picture,
As one may smell away the perfume from a rose.
Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
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