by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Give me some music. Now good morrow,...
Language: English 
Give me some music. Now good morrow, friends.
Now, good Cesario, but that piece of song,
That old and [antic]1 song we heard last night.
Me thought it did relieve my passion much,
More than light airs and recollected terms
Of these most brisk and giddy-pacèd times.
Come, but one verse.

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1 Fortner uses the modern spelling "antique"


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