Love Betrayed, or The Agreeable Disappointment

A play - incidental music by John Eccles (1668 - 1735)

Word count: 38

?. If I hear Orinda swear [sung text checked 1 time]

If I hear Orinda swear
She cures my jealous smart;
The treachery becomes the fair,
And doubly fires my heart.

Beauty's strength and treasure
In falsehood still remain.
She gives the greatest pleasure
That gives the greatest pain.

Authorship

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]