Oft did I marle (Thomas Tomkins)
- Editor: Diana Thompson (submitted 2010-08-14). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 82 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Oft did I marle
Composer: Thomas Tomkins
Original text and translations
Oft did I marle, how in thine eyes,
Water and fire, did dwell together,
Seeing tis knowne, in contraries,
Each seekes the hurt & spoil of either,
But fire and water there may mell,
Where love and hate together dwell.