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:<b>Edition notes:</b> Number 3 of Ralph Vaughan Williams Song Collection entitled "5 Mystical Songs" - File Sizes: PDF: 357 KB <br>
 
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Contributor: David Newman (added 2008-06-07).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 357 kbytes       Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Number 3 of Ralph Vaughan Williams Song Collection entitled "5 Mystical Songs" - File Sizes: PDF: 357 KB

General Information

Title: Love Bade Me Welcome
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Lyricist: George Herbert

Number of voices: 1v  Voicing: Solo Baritone, with SATB chorus ad. lib
Genre: Sacred, Art song

Language: English
Instruments: Piano
Published: 1911

Description: The work sets four poems by George Herbert, from his 1633 collection "The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations".


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Original text and translations

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Love bade me welcome: yet my soul drew back,
Guilty of dust and sin.
But quick-ey'd Love, observing me grow slack
From my first entrance in,
Drew nearer to me, sweetly questioning,
If I lack'd anything.


A guest, I answer'd, worthy to be here:
Love said, You shall be he.
I the unkind, ungrateful? Ah, my dear,
I cannot look on thee.
Love took my hand, and smiling did reply,
Who made the eyes but I?


Truth, Lord, but I have marr'd them: let my shame
Go where it doth deserve.
And know you not, says Love, who bore the blame?
My dear, then I will serve.
You must sit down, says Love, and taste my meat:
So I did sit and eat.


Lyrics: George Herbert (1593-1633) , "Love Bade Me Welcome", from "The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations", published 1633.