Love and Folly were at play (François-Hippolyte Barthélémon)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2023-09-10). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 129 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
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First published: 1777 Warren's fourteenth collection
Original text and translations
Love and Folly were at play,
Both too wanton to be wise;
They fell out, and in the fray,
Folly put out Cupid's eyes.
Straight the criminal was tried,
And had this punishment assign'd:
Folly should to Love be tied,
And condemned to lead the blind.