Love, inform thy faithful creature (Pieter Hellendaal)
- (Posted 2019-08-27) CPDL #55194:
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-08-27). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 104 kB Copyright: Personal
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First published: 1775 in Warren's Collection of vocal harmony
Original text and translations
Love, inform thy faithful creature
How to keep his fair one's heart.
Must it be by truth of nature
or by poor dissembling art?
Tell the secret, shew the wonder,
How we both may gain our ends.
I am lost if we're asunder,
Ever tortur'd if we're friends.