Who prostrate lies at women’s feet And calls them darlings dear and sweet; Protesting love, and craving grace, And praising oft a foolish face; Are oftentimes deceived at last, Then catch at nought and hold it fast.
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Thomas Bateson (c1570 - c1630), "Who prostrate lies at women’s feet", published 1604 [chorus], from First Set of English Madrigals [text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2014-02-23
Line count: 6
Word count: 37