Touch the lyre, touch every string;
Touch it, Orpheus; I will sing
A song which shall immortal be,
Since she I sing's a deity;
A Leonora, whose bless'd birth
Has no relation to this earth.
More verses by Matthew Prior
- Songs Set To Music: 8. Set By Mr. Smith
- The Nut-Brown Maid. A Poem.
- Carmen Seculare. For The Year 1700. To The King
- For My Own Monument
- Songs Set To Music: 15. Set By Mr. De Fesch