There's Richness in a Love for Life

Music: O'Kane.
By Turlough O'Carolan. Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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There's richness in a love for life
Here among the valentines,
A king and queen as man and wife:
Not leaning towards what lust inclines;
Knowing well the needs of state
Yon regal grace alone attends,
On which the peace, both small and great,
Undone by doubt, alone depends.

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