Sovereign of my delight (Thomas Morley)
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Title: Sovereign of My Delight
Composer: Thomas Morley
First published: 1597 in Canzonets or Litle Short Aers to Five and Six Voices, no. 8
Original text and translations
Sovereign of my delight, hear my complaining.
Fly to her my sad thoughts, my cares containing,
Beauty by pleasure only crowned,
Now in herself lies drowned
By her unkind disdaining.