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CURIOSITIES OF MUSIC.
A heart so matchlessly endow'd, Or manner so refined, So gay, so kind, So courteous, gentle, debonair, — I'll rove, and catch from every fair Some winning grace and form a whole, So glad (till thou return) my soul.
The roses of thy glowing cheek,
Fair Sembelis, I'll steal from thee; That lovely smiling look I'll take, Yet rich thou shalt be, In whom we see All that can deck a lady bright, And your enchanting converse, ligut, Fair Ellis, will I borrow too, That she in wit may shine likr you.
And from the noble Chales, I
Will beg that neck of ivory white, And her fair hands of loveliest form I'll take; and speeding, light, My onward flight Ernest at Roca Choart's gate, /air Agnes I will supplicate To grant her locks, more bright than thoM Which Tristan loved on Iseult's brows.
And Audiartz, though on me thou frown, All that thou hast of courtesy
I'll have,—thy look, thy gentle mien, And all the unchanged constancy That dwells with thee.
And Miels de Ben, on thee I'll wait
For thy light shape so delicate,
That in thy fairy form of grace
My lady's image I nx.y tract






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