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Come Away, Come Away, Death. Come away, come away, death, And in sad cypress let me be laid’; Fly away, fly away, breath ; Lam slain by a fair éruel maid, My shroud of white, stuck all with yew, (©, prepare it! My part of death, no one so true ‘Did share it Not a flower, not a flower sweet, On my black cofin let there be steown ‘Nova friend, not friend greet My poor corpse, where my bones shall be thrown 2D thousand thousand sighs to save, Tay me, O, where sad trae lover never Bnd my grave, “To weep there! O Mistress Whe Is Silvia? Who is Silvia? what is she, That all our swains commend her ? Holy, fair, and wise is she "The heaven such grace did lend her, ‘That she might admiréd be. Is she kind as she is fair? For beauty lives with kindness, Love dath t0 her eyes repair, To help him of his blindness ; And, being helped, inhabits there. ‘Then to Silvia let us sing, ‘That Silvia is excelling She excels each mortal thing Upon the dull earth dwelling : ‘To her let us garlands bring. Mine. (© Mistress mine, where are you roaming ? ©, stay and hear; your true love’s coming, That can sing both high and low Trip no further pretey sweeting ; Journeys end in lovers’ meeting, Every wise man's son doth know. What is love ? 'tis not hereafter ; Present mith hath present laughter ; What's to come is still unsure In delay there lies 0 plenty, Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty, Youth's a seul Fear No More the Heat 0’ the Sun. Fear no more the heat o” the sun, ‘Nor the furious winter's rages ; Thou thy worldly task hast done, Home art gone, and ta’en thy wages Golden lads and girls all must, [As chimaey sweepers, come to dust. Pear no more the frown 0” the great ; Thow art past the tyzant’s stroke Care no more to clothe and eat ; To thee the reed is as the oak ‘The seeptre, learning, physic, must All follow this, and come to’ dust. Fear no more the lightning-fash, ‘Nor the all-dreaded thunder-stone ; Fear aot slander, censure rash ; ‘Thou hast finished joy and moan All lovers young, all lovers must Consiga to thee, 2nd come to dust. No exorciser harm thee | Nor no witcheraft charm thee ! Ghost unlaid forbear thee Nothing ill come near thee ! Quiet consummation have And renowned be thy grave! * The 2624 Folio edition os ben fated th the verven in Vboma; Marley's ll'not endure, Jt Was a Lover and His Lass.” Ie was a lover and his lass, With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino ‘That o'er the green cornfield did pass Tin spring time, the only pretty ting time, When birds do sing, hey ding a ding a ding Sweet lovers love the spring. Between the acres of the rye, ‘With a hey, and a ho, and 2 hey nonino, ‘These prety country folks would lie, Tn spring time, the only pretty ring time, Whee birds do sing, hey ding a ding'a ding Sweet lovers love the spring. ‘This carol they began that hour, With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino, How that life was bur a flower In spring time, the only pretty ring time, When birds do sing, hey ding a ding a ding Sweet lovers love the spring. And therefore take the present time, ‘With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino, For love is crownéd with the prime In spring time, the only pretty ring time, When birds do sing, hey ding a ding a ding = Sweet lovers love the spring. Winans SHakeserane The Five) Book af Ayres 802: I. Come away, come away, death Ss WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE GERALD FINZI Lugubre 4: c.60 VOICE = Come a- way, PIANO © Copyright 1942 by Boosey & Co. Ltd, Copyright for all countries Printed in Ragland 1H 15486 My shroud of white, stuck all with yew, - = CF cre rie PP subito —=_ My part of death, prow |) OF , F id ritard. _a tempo