[...] "I have more than a friend Across the mountains dim: No other's voice is soft to me, Unless it nameth him." Margret, Margret. "Though louder beats my heart, I know his tread again, And his fair plume aye, unless turned away, For the tears do blind me then: We brake no gold, a sign Of stronger faith to be, But I wear his last look in my soul, Which said, I love but thee!" Margret, Margret.
About the headline (FAQ)First published in New Monthly Magazine, July 1836.
- by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861), no title, appears in The Romaunt of Margret, from stanzas 21 and 22 [author's text checked 1 time 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 ? Austin, Miss , "I have more than a friend", <<1917. [text not verified]
- by Maude Blanchard , "I have more than a friend", <<1904. [text not verified]
- by Clara Kathleen Rogers (1844 - 1931), "I have a more than friend", op. 27 no. 5, published 1893 [medium voice and piano], from Browning songs (First Series), no. 5, Boston : Arthur P. Schmidt and Co. [text not verified]
- by Clara Kathleen Rogers (1844 - 1931), "I have a more than friend", op. 28 (Three Songs) no. 1, published 1893 [voice and piano], Boston : Arthur P. Schmidt and Co. [text not verified]
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