Poet Robert Burns

Scottish poet (B:1759-01-25 - D:1796-07-21)

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Song'fragment'why Tell The Lover

WHY, why tell thy lover
Bliss he never must enjoy"?
Why, why undeceive 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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