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    Default A line from the lyrics of a song

    Does this sentence ( a line from a song) make sense-'Still the fare of love is true.' Some lyrics show this line as 'Still the fire of love is true' which I realise does make sense.
    I'd like to know if using the word,'fare' in this sense makes sense. Appreciate any views on this. Thank you.

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    Default Re: A line from the lyrics of a song

    It doesn't make much sense in context. I Googled the lyrics and found it both ways. Then I listened to the song. I'n my opinion, the singer says "fire".

    Listen for yourself: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Breathless - YouTube

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    Default Re: A line from the lyrics of a song

    It sounds like fire to me too. Mind you, he's singing in an odd way, not like much of his work.

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    Default Re: A line from the lyrics of a song

    Yes, strange intonation.

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