Song: Yes, Mary Ann, I Freely Grant
Amelia Alderson Opie, The Father and Daughter (London: Longman, 1813). 7th edn. PR 5115 O3F3 1813 Robarts Library
1Yes, Mary Ann, I freely grant,
2 The charms of Henry's eyes I see;
3But while I gaze, I something want,
4 I want those eyes -- to gaze on me.
5And I allow, in Henry's heart
6 Not Envy's self a fault can see:
7Yet still I must one wish impart,
8 I wish that heart -- to sigh for me.
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