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LONDON:

PRINTED FOR
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

LONDON SPOTTISWOODES and Shaw,

New-street-Square.

ADVERTISEMENT.

Ir having been represented to the Publishers, that the Songs and Ballads of the Author of “Lalla Rookh” had never been given to the Public in a form at once complete and easily accessible, they have been induced to collect and print them uniformly with the editions of “ The Irish Melodies and “ Lalla Rookh,” recently published. Besides the well-known “ National Airs” and “ Sacred Songs,” this volume contains all the Songs and Ballads that are included in the collective edition of Mr. Moore's Works, and thus offers, in a small compass, the whole of those beautiful compositions, with many of which, in their musical settings, the public are so familiar.

November, 1849.

CONTENTS.

Page

1

[See the Alphabetical Index at the end of the Volume.]

SONGS, BALLADS,

&c.

HAVE YOU NOT SEEN THE TIMIN TEAR.

And can you

HAVE you not seen the timid tear,

Steal trembling from mine eye?
Have you not mark'd the flush of fear,
Or caught the murmur'd sigh?

think

my

love is chill,
Nor fix'd on you alone ?
And can you rend, by doubting still,

A heart so much your own?

To you my soul's affections move,

Devoutly, warmly true ;
My life has been a task of love,

One long, long thought of you.
If all your tender faith be o'er,

If still my truth you'll try ; Alas, I know but one proof more

I'll bless your name, and die!

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