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Maiden Mine

by Sir William Sterndale Bennett

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Maiden Mine
English source: T. Case

Maiden mine with lips so rosy,
Eyes so clear and sweet to see,
Thou my dearest, little maiden,
I forever ever think of thee.

Long is now the winter even,
Oh that I with thee might be,
Near thee sitting, with thee prattling,
In some soft retreat for thee and me.

There my lips would kisses fasten
On thy snowy little hand,
There my flowing tears would hasten
Maiden, o’er thy snowy little hand.

Oh maiden mine.


Sir William Sterndale Bennett

Sir William Sterndale Bennett (13 April 1816 – 1 February 1875) was an English composer, pianist, conductor and music educator. At the age of ten Bennett was admitted to the London Royal Academy of Music (RAM), where he remained for ten years. By…



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