Fair Cytherea presents her doves, Sweet Minerva singeth, Jove gives a crown, a garland Juno bringeth. Fame summoned each celestial power To bring their gifts to Oriana's bower. Then sang the Shepherds and Nymphs of Diana: Long live fair Oriana.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author, appears in The Triumphs of Oriana, first published 1601 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by John Lisley , "Fair Cytherea presents her doves", published 1601. [chorus a cappella] [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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