Ah cannot sighs, nor tears, nor aught else move thee To pity me, who more than life do love thee? O cruel fates, see now away she's flying, And fly she will, alas, and leave me dying. Farewell most fair, farewell yet more disdainful. Was never grief like mine, nor death more painful.
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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 John Wilbye (1574 - 1638), "Ah cannot sighs, nor tears", published 1609 [ vocal sextet], madrigal [text verified 1 time]
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