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Thomas Campion

The Third Booke of Ayres


II. Now let her change

       1   Now let her change and spare not,
       Since she proues strange I care not:
       Fain'd loue charm'd so my delight,
       That still I doted on her sight.
       But she is gone new ioies imbracing;
       And my desires disgracing.

       2   When did I erre in blindnesse ?
       Or vexe her with vnkindnesse ?
       If my cares seru'd her alone;
       Why is shee thus vntimely gone ?
       True loue abides to t' houre of dying;
       False loue is euer flying.

       3   False then farewell for euer :
       Once false proues faithfull neuer.
       Hee that boasts now of thy loue,
       Shall soone my present fortunes proue.
       Were he as faire as bright Adonis;
       Faith is not had where none is.



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