Declaration d'Amour, La (Declaration of Love)

DESCRIPTION: French. Singer has waited by his love's door to speak with her, but she's refused. He pleads, "Why love not a lover who loves you more?" She says, "How could you wish that I love you / When I am forbidden my love to bestow?" In dreams she will love him.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (BerryVin)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage hardheartedness courting love rejection lover
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BerryVin, p. 62, "La Declaration d'Amour (Declaration of Love)" (1 text + translation, 1 tune)
File: BerV062

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