The clover
Language: English 
Available translation(s): DUT GER
O ruddy Lover! O brave red Clover!
Didst think to win her Thou dost adore?
She will not love thee, She looks above thee,
The Daisy's gold doth move her more.
 
If gold can win her,
So leave the Sinner,
And sigh no more!

Authorship

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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lidy van Noordenburg) , title 1: "De klaver", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Der Rotklee", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Lidy van Noordenburg

This text was added to the website: 2008-03-17
Line count: 7
Word count: 44