Absence, hear thou my protestation (Thomas Morley)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-01-21). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 52 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Description: #14 from Morley's First Book of Ayres.
Original text and translations
1 Absence, hear thou my protestation
2 Who loves a mistress of such quality,
3 My senses want their outward motions,
4 By absence this good means I gain,