Mongst thousands good (Orlando Gibbons)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-11-03). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 65 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from the facsimile edition on IMSLP. Underlay is partly editorial, as are musica ficta. Modern clefs used and spelling modernised. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
'Title: Mongst thousands good
Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Original text and translations
'Mongst thousands good, one wanton dame to find,
Amongst the roses grow some wicked weeds,
For this was not to love but lust inclined,
For love doth always bring forth bounteous deeds,
And in each gentle heart desire of honour breeds.