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14. Ayres in Tabletorie to the Lute

M I C H A E L L   C A V E N D I S H



3. Mourne, Marcus mourne.

  Mourne, Marcus mourne, and mourning wish to die,
Since she is gone on whom my hopes relyes :
Though Marcus faith deserued with the best,
Yet of hir loue an other is possest.
Who doth forbid faire Cleopatra smiling,
On his poore soule for her sweete sake still dyeng.



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