by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Great god of love
Language: English 
Available translation(s): GER
Great God of love, some pity show, 
on Amarillis bend thy bow. 
Do thou, we pray, her soul inspire, 
and make her feel the self-same fire, 
that wastes her lover's heart away. 


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Ach Liebesgott", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Bertram Kottmann

This text was added to the website: 2015-09-09
Line count: 5
Word count: 32