Thus sings my dearest jewel (Thomas Weelkes)

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Title: Thus sings my dearest jewel
Composer: Thomas Weelkes

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicings: SST or SSA
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Thus sings my dearest jewel:
In love, delay is cruel.
Or come and kiss me quickly,
Or say thou dost not love me!
Fa la la.

Now sings my lovely treasure:
In love, a kiss is a harmless pleasure!
Fa la la.