The Sorcerer/Second verse of Constance's aria

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The Sorcerer by W. S. Gilbert
Second verse of Constance's aria
This verse was cut from the libretto in 1920s. In 1960s it was returned and is sung on 1966 D'Oyly Carte recording.
Constance

When I rejoice,
  He shows no pleasure.
When I am sad,
  It grieves him not.
His solemn voice
  Has tones I treasure —
My heart they glad,
  They solace my unhappy lot!
When I despond,
  My woe they chasten —
When I take heart,
  My hope they cheer;
With folly fond
  To him I hasten —
From him apart,
  My life is very sad and drear!