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A setting of five poems that were published in a 1599 collection entitled The Passionate Pilgrim and attributed to Shakespeare.
I. It was a Lording‘s daughter, the fairest one of three,
That liked of her master as well as well might be…
—Thomas Deloney [???] (1543‒1600)
II. On a day, alack the day!
Love, whose month was ever May…
—William Shakespeare, Love‘s Labour‘s Lost (ca. 1595)
III. My flocks feed not,
My ewes breed not,
My rams speed not,
All is amiss…
—Richard Barnfield [?] (1574‒1620)
IV. Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove…
—Christopher Marlowe (1564‒1593)
V. As it fell upon a day in the merry month of May,
Sitting in a pleasant shade which a grove of myrtles made…
—Richard Barnfield (1598)
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