India's Love Lyrics

India's Love Lyrics  (1906) 
by Laurence Hope


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India's Love Lyrics

BY THE SAME AUTHOR
STARS OF THE DESERT
AND LAST POEMS


INDIA'S
LOVE LYRICS


COLLECTED & ARRANGED
IN VERSE BY


LAURENCE HOPE


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NEW YORK: JOHN LANE COMPANY, MCMVI
LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN


Copyright, 1902
by John Lane



Copyright, 1906
by John Lane Company



UNIVERSITY PRESS • JOHN WILSON
AND SON • CAMBRIDGE, U. S. A.

Contents

Page

"Less than the Dust"
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1
"To the Unattainable"
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2
In the Early, Pearly Morning: Song by Valgovind
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3
Reverie of Mahomed Akram at the Tamarind Tank
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5
Verses
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10
Song of Khan Zada
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11
The Teak Forest
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12
Valgovind's Boat Song
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16
Kashmiri Song by Juma
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1
Zira: in Captivity
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17
Marriage Thoughts: by Morsellin Khan
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18
To the Unattainable:
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21
Mahomed Akram's Appeal to the Stars
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24
Reminiscence of Mahomed Akram
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25
Story by Lalla-ji, the Priest
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29
Request
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31
Story of Udaipore:
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32
Valgovind's Song in the Spring
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35
Youth
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37
When Love is Over
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38
"Golden Eyes"
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39
Kotri, by the River
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42
Farewell
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44
Afridi Love
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45
Yasmini
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48
Ojira, to Her Lover
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52
Thoughts: Mahomed Akram
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54
Prayer
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55
The Aloe
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57
Memory
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58
The First Lover
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60
Khan Zada's Song on the Hillside
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62
Deserted Gipsy's Song: Hillside Camp
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63
The Plains
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65
"Lost Delight"
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66
Unforgotten
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69
Song of Faiz Ulla
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71
Story of Lilavanti
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72
The Garden by the Bridge
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75
Fate Knows no Tears
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78
Verses: Faiz Ulla
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81
Two Songs by Sitara, of Kashmir
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84
Palm Trees by the Sea
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87
Song by Gulbaz
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90
Kashmiri Song
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92
Reverie of Ormuz the Persian
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93
Sunstroke
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96
Adoration
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98
Three Songs of Zahir-u-Din
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101
Second Song
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103
Third Song, written during Fever
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105
The Regret of the Ranee in the Hall of Peacocks
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107
Protest: By Zahir-u-Din
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109
Famine Song
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113
The Window Overlooking the Harbour
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115
Back to the Border
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118
Reverie: Zahir-u-Din
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120
Sea Song
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122
To the Hills!
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124
Till I Wake
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126
His Rubies: Told by Valgovind
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127
Song of Taj Mahomed
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131
The Garden of Kama: Kama the Indian Eros
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132
Camp Follower's Song, Gomal River
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134
Song of the Colours: by Taj Mahomed
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137
Lalila, to the Ferengi Lover
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141
On the City Wall
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143
Love Lightly
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145
No Rival Like the Past
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147
Verse by Taj Mahomed
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148
Lines by Taj Mahomed
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149
There is no Breeze to Cool the Heat of Love
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150
Malay Song
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154
The Temple Dancing Girl
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156
Hira-Singh's Farewell to Burmah
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158
Starlight
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160
Sampan Song
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161
Song of the Devoted Slave
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162
The Singer
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164
Malaria
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166
Fancy
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168
Feroza
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169
This Month the Almonds Bloom at Kandahar
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171


This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.