I swore I loved (Richard Langdon)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-08-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: I swore I loved
Composer: Richard Langdon
Lyricist: obert Nugent, Earl Nugentcreate page

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1775 in Warren's Collection of vocal harmony

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Original text and translations

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I swore I lov'd, and you believ'd,
Yet trust me we were both deceiv'd,
Tho' all I swore was true.
I lov'd one gen'rous, good and kind,
A form created in my mind,
And thought that form was you.