Alas from the Day when we met, What Hope of an end to my Woes, When I cannot endure to forget The Glance that undid my Repose? Yet Time may diminish the Pain: The Flow'r, the Shrub and the Tree Which I rear'd for her Pleasure in vain, In Time may have Comfort for me.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by William Jackson (1730 - 1803), "Alas from the day that we met", published  [ vocal duet for two voices and continuo ], from Twelve canzonets, for two voices, no. 12, London, Harrison [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Johann Winkler
This text was added to the website: 2020-07-10
Line count: 8
Word count: 55