Two songs

Song Cycle by Elizabeth R. Mitchell

Word count: 48

2. Many a beauteous flower [sung text not yet checked]

Many a beauteous flower doth spring
From the tears that flood my eyes,
And the nightingale doth sing
In the burthen of my sighs.

If, O child, thou lovest me,
Take these flowerets fair and frail,
And my soul shall waft to thee
Love songs of the nightingale.

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