False love did me inveigle (Thomas Morley)
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Title: False love did me inveigle
Composer: Thomas Morley
First published: 1597 in Canzonets or Litle Short Aers to Five and Six Voices, no. 2
Original text and translations
False love did me inveigle,
And she like to the Eagle,
Upon my breast, ay tiring,
Permits me no respiring.
Then would she once but bill me
by the lips and so kill me.
O but Calisto teareth,
My heart out like the Bear
whose name she beareth.