Lady, you think you spite me (Thomas Morley)
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Title: Lady, you think you spite me
Composer: Thomas Morley
First published: 1597 in Canzonets or Litle Short Aers to Five and Six Voices, no. 15
Original text and translations
Lady, you think you spite me,
when by the lip you bite me.
But if you think it trouble,
then let my pain be double.
I triple but you bliss me,
for though you bite, you kiss me
and with sour sweet delight me.