by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more
Language: English 
Available translation(s): DUT FIN ITA
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,
Men were deceivers ever;
 One foot in sea and one on shore;
To one thing constant never. 
Then sigh not so,
But let them go,
And be you blithe and bonny;
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into Hey nonny, nonny.

Sing no more ditties, sing no more,
Of dumps so dull and heavy;
 The fraud of men was ever so
Since summer first was leavy. 
Then sigh not so,
But let them go,
And be you blithe and bonny;
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into Hey nonny, nonny.

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