Henry James Pye

(20 February 1745 – 11 August 1813 / London, England)

Song: Fair Delia While Each Sighing Swain - Poem by Henry James Pye

Fair Delia while each sighing swain
Whose heart your charms adores,
Fills with his tender vows the plain,
And favoring smiles implores:
My Wishes varying from the rest
Demand a different boon,
And only ask this one request,
The mercy of a frown.
Ah! far from me those witching smiles
Those languid eyes remove,
Whose charms my senses might surprise,
And tempt my heart to Love;
The chilling frowns of cold disdain
I'll patiently endure,
Content to bear a transient pain
My freedom to secure.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 27, 2010



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