Their Goncluzion (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 1999-06-27).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Their Goncluzion
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1614 in A brief discourse, no. 19

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Original text and translations

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Ich con but zweare (ond thot I chill) unbonably to loave atha ztill, thot wool I lo.
Thon Roger zweare yo wooll be virmer thon yo weare:
by thease ten Boans zo Roger zweare an oape
hold Hodge O hold, oie to wyd yo gape,
O hold, thowlt byte I zweare my wozen.
whay thou belave ma whon Ich zweare zo do thou.
Ich do good Hodge thon zweare no more,
Ich wool bee thoyne and God a bee vore,
Ich be thoyne, and God a beevore.

Thon geat wee Growds ond Boagbipes
and Harbs and Dabors to lead vs
on to eand ower loaves great labors.