Ah, my love[,] but thou art weary, Thou hast ridden far and long, And the mountain paths were dreary, Let me cheer with meat and song Thou, my lord, and I, thy lover, I, most tender, thou, most brave, Never did the twilight cover such a master[,] such a slave.
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- by Harry Thacker Burleigh (1866 - 1949), "Thou art weary; Almona's song to Yussouf", 1905, published 1914 [ high voice and piano ], from Saracen Songs, no. 5 [sung text checked 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2021-01-08
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