I see ambition never pleas'd (Orlando Gibbons)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-10-29). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 74 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Reformatting of an edition by Harrie Collins, with minor corrections to the underlay, and adjustments to slurring. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: I see ambition never pleas'd
Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Original text and translations
I see ambition never pleas'd,
I see some Tantals starve in store,
I see gold's dropsy seldon eas'd,
I see each Midas gape for more,
I neither want, nor yet abound,
Enough's a feast, content is crown'd.