Dainty fine sweet Nymph delightful, While the Sun aloft is mounting, Sit we here our loves recounting, Fa la la la... With sugred gloses Among these Roses, Fa la la la... Why alas are you so spiteful, Dainty Nymph, but, oh, too cruel, Wilt thou kill thy dearest jewel? Fa la la la... Kill then and bliss me, But first come kiss me, Fa la la la...
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- by Thomas Morley (1557 - 1602), "Dainty fine sweet Nymph", 1595. [vocal quintet a cappella] [ sung text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2009-12-18
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Word count: 67