Song (Aldington)

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"Lady, let me woo you with song,
      Words choicely got,
With strains intense and long."
     She smiled and answered not.

"Lady, let me sing you your praises
     All through the day,
Hymn you with lovely praises."
     She smiled and turned away.

Then I came and caught her hand,
     Saying without fear:
"You are mine—do you understand?"
     She smiled: "How I love you, dear!"

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The author died in 1962, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 50 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.