Cease your funning, force or cunning, Never shall my heart trepan; All these sallies are but malice To seduce my constant man. 'Tis most certain by their flirting Women oft have envy shown, Pleas'd to ruin other's wooing Never happy with their own.
- 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 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827), "Cease your funning", WoO. 156 (12 Scottish Songs) no. 5, G. 227 no. 5, published 1816/7. [vocal trio, piano] [text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (G. Pertz) , title 1: "Spar die Schwänke"
Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani
This text was added to the website: 2006-06-11
Line count: 8
Word count: 43