I love, alas! yet am not loved (John Wilbye)
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Title: I love, alas! yet am not loved
Composer: John Wilbye
Description: No. 14 from The 2nd Set of Madrigals.
Original text and translations
I love, alas! yet am not loved,
For cruel she to pity is not moved.
My constant love with scorn she ill rewardeth,
Only my sighs a little she regardeth:
Yet more and more the quenchless fire increaseth,
Which, to my greater torment, never ceaseth.