Fragment - Why, Why Tell Thy Lover


Why, why tell thy lover, Bliss he never must enjoy; Why, why undecieve him, And give all his hopes the lie? O why, while fancy, raptur'd slumbers, Chloris, Chloris all the theme, Why, why would'st thou cruel Wake thy lover from his dream?

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Lorraine McIntosh

About this work

This is a song by Robert Burns. It was written in 1795 and is read here by Lorraine McIntosh.

Themes for this song

unhappiness life

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