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Will ye loue me Lady sweete,
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way, fie away, fie,
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you are young and loue and meete,
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no, not I’ll live a maide till I be fortie,
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out alas, who then will sport thee
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wanton yet in the spring,
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Loue is a pretie thing
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fie away, fie,
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Kisse sweete, as louers doe proue,
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kind to them that woe
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no, not I.
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Editors: Greg Lindahl and Bernard Roth (submitted 2001-06-06).   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Will ye love me
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Secular, Madrigal

Language: English
Instruments: a cappella
Published: Melismata (1611)

Description: One voice only, #4 from 'Melismata'

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Original text and translations

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Will ye loue me Lady sweete,
way, fie away, fie,
you are young and loue and meete,
no, not I’ll live a maide till I be fortie,
out alas, who then will sport thee
wanton yet in the spring,
Loue is a pretie thing
fie away, fie,
Kisse sweete, as louers doe proue,
kind to them that woe
no, not I.