Why should I grieve? (Francis Pilkington)
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Title: Why should I grieve?
Composer: Francis Pilkington
Original text and translations
Why should I grieve, that she disdains my love?
Or seek for love, since love's a grief?
A noble mind his tortures ill behove.
He spoils, thralls, murders like a thief,
Debarring beauty's bar all lov'd relief.