Charming Cottage Maid

Rosetta is my heart?s delight;
Her face my fancy mov?d,
But ?twas her mind with virtue bright.
That made me feel I lov?d;
And many a rival came to woo
But while in vain they pray?d,
She heard my tale believ?d it too,
My charming cottage maid.

To love I once compar?d a ro(f)se,
Ah ! no, was her reply
Or ro(f)ses faithle(f)ss love decline,
For (f)soon they fade and die;
A myrtle fig (f)she pluck?d believe,
?Tis con(f)stancy, (f)she (f)said.
This emblem of my heart receive,
My charming cottage maid.

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