Beneath a weight of hapless love (Benjamin Cooke)
- (Posted 2019-08-27) CPDL #55186:
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-08-27). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 59 kB Copyright: Personal
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First published: 1775
Warren's Collection of vocal harmony
Original text and translations
Beneath a weight of hapless love,
How weak does ev'ry effort prove,
When struggling to get free.
In vain against love's pointed darts,
The tender soul its fires exerts
And pants for liberty.