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The Song Book
There will we sit upon the rocks, And see the shepherds feed their flocks, By shallow rivers, to whose falls Melodious birds sing madrigals.
There will I make thee beds of roses, And twine a thousand fragrant posies ; A cap of flowers, and a kirtle, Embroider'd all with leaves of myrtle.
A gown made of the finest wool, Which from our pretty lambs we pull; Slippers lined choicely for the cold, With buckles of the purest gold.
A belt of straw and ivy buds, With coral clasps and amber studs : And if these pleasures may thee move, Come, live with me, and be my love. The shepherd swains shall dance and sing For thy delight each May morning ; If these delights thy mind may move, Then live with me, and be my love.
Chappell. The Words attributed to Marlowe. Tune from Corkme's Second Book of Agres. 1612 ; & a MS. discovered by Sir John Hawkins.
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