Fond men that do so highly prize (Thomas Tomkins)

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  • CPDL #19896:     
Editor: Diana Thompson (submitted 2009-08-04).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 39 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Fond men that do so highly prize
Composer: Thomas Tomkins

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SST
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1622 in Songs of 3-6 parts, no. 4

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Original text and translations

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Fond men that do so highly prize
A woman's forehead, lips, and eyes,
And look not to the better part,
What virtues dwelleth in the heart;
Such kind of loving showeth plain,
You please the sense and not the brain.