How warm this woodland wild Recess ! Love surely hath been breathing here ; And this sweet bed of heath, my dear ! Swells up, then sinks with faint caress, As if to have you yet more near.
- by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834), appears in Recollections of Love, no. 1 [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 John Linton Gardner (1917 - 2011), "How warm this woodland wild Recess", op. 242 no. 1 (2000) [ soprano and piano ], from Recollections of Love, no. 1 [sung text not yet checked]
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