Song II., pp.250-251.

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SEnd home my long stray’d eyes to me, 

Which ah! too long have dwelt on thee; 

But if from thee they’ve learn’d such ill, 

To sweetly smile, 

And then beguile, 

Keep the deceivers, keep them still. 

– 

Send home my harmless heart again, 

Which no unworthy thought cou’d stain; 

But if it has been taught by thine, 

To forfeit both 

Its word and oath, 

Keep it, for then ‘tis none of mine. 

– 

Yet send me home my heart and eyes, 

That I may see and know thy lies, 

And laugh one day perhaps when thou 

Shalt grieve for one 

Thy love will scorn, 

And prove as false as thou art now.

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