As when a mother doth explore The rose-mark on her long-lost child, I met, I loved you, maiden mild ! As whom I long had loved before -- So deeply had I been beguiled.
- by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834), appears in Recollections of Love, no. 4 [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), "As when a mother doth explore", op. 242 no. 4 (2000) [ soprano and piano ], from Recollections of Love, no. 4 [sung text not yet checked]
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This text was added to the website: 2011-01-08
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