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My True Love Hath My Heart (1874)


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English Lyrics - Set 1


My True Love Hath My Heart

My true love hath my heart, and I have his,
By just exchange one to the other given:
I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss,
There never was a better bargain driven:
My true love hath my heart, and I have his.
His heart in me keeps him and me in one,
My heart in him his thoughts and senses guides:
He loves my heart, for once it was his own,
I cherish his because in me it bides:
My true love hath my heart, and I have his.

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Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet was an English composer, teacher and historian of music.


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