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Come jolly Swaynes, come let us sit around,
Come jolly Swaynes, come let us sit around,<br>
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And with blithe Carrols sullen cares confound.
And with blithe Carrols sullen cares confound.<br>
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The Shepheards life
The Shepheards life,<br>
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Is void of strife,
Is void of strife,<br>
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No worldly treasures
No worldly treasures,<br>
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Distastes our pleasures
Distastes our pleasures,<br>
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With free consenting,
With free consenting,<br>
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Our mindes contenting,
Our mindes contenting,<br>
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We smiling laugh
We smiling laugh<br>
 
 
While other sigh repenting.
 
While other sigh repenting.
  
 
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Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-02-08).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 109 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised May 2008

General Information

Title: Come jolly swains
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets... (1611), no. 13

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Original text and translations

{{Text|English| Come jolly Swaynes, come let us sit around, And with blithe Carrols sullen cares confound. The Shepheards life Is void of strife, No worldly treasures Distastes our pleasures With free consenting, Our mindes contenting, We smiling laugh While other sigh repenting.