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128. My soul forsakes her vain delight

1.
My soul forsakes her vain delight,
And bids the world farewell,
Base as the dirt beneath thy feet,
And mischievous as hell.
No longer will I ask your love,
Nor seek your friendship more;
The happiness that I approve,
Is not within your power.

Text Information
First Line: My soul forsakes her vain delight
Title: My soul forsakes her vain delight
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1854
Tune Information
Name: LEANDER
Meter: C.M.



Media
MIDI file: Leander.midi

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