Cruel, wilt thou persever (Thomas Morley)
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Title: Cruel, wilt thou persever
Composer: Thomas Morley
First published: 1597 in Canzonets or Litle Short Aers to Five and Six Voices, no. 12
Original text and translations
Cruel, wilt thou persever?
Peace to leave ever?
Peace shalt thou have and gladness,
But when in sadness?
When thou the morn seest ev'n,
To fall from heav'n.