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Francis Pilkington

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VIII. Now let her change and spare not.

   Now let her change and spare not, 
   Since she proues false I care not, 
   Fained loue so bewitched my delight, 
   That still I doated on her sight, 
   But she is gon, New desires imbracing, 
   And my deserts disgracing. 

   When did I erre in blindnesse, 
   Or vex her with vnkindnesse, 
   If my care did attend her alone, 
   Why is she thus vntimely gone ? 
   True loue abides till the day of dying, 
   False loue is euer flying. 

   Then false fare-well for euer, 
   Once false proue faithfull neuer, 
   He that now so triumphes in thy loue, 
   Shall soone my present fortunes proue. 
   Were I as faire as diuine Adonis, 
   Loue is not had where none is. 

Thomas Campion 1567-1620


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