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{{Published|1612}} No. 5 from the [[The First Set of Madrigals and Mottets (Orlando Gibbons)|The First Set of Madrigals and Mottets]]
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  • (Posted 2017-10-29)   CPDL #47104:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-10-29).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 74 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: I see ambition never pleas'd
Composer: Orlando Gibbons

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1612 in The First Set of Madrigals and Mottets, no. 5


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Original text and translations

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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.