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==Music files==
 
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<b>Published: </b>Songs of Sundrie Natures(1589), no. 32<br>
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==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
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I thought that love had been a boy,<br>
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with blinded eyes,<br>
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or else some other wanton toy,<br>
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that men devise,<br>
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like tales of faires often told,<br>
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by doting age that dies for cold.<br>
  
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[[Category:Sheet music]][[Category:Sacred music]][[Category:Anthems]][[Category:SAATB]][[Category:Renaissance music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]][[Category:Sacred music]][[Category:Anthems]][[Category:SAATB]][[Category:Renaissance music]]

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Editor: David Fraser (added 2002-12-10).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 76 kbytes   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: I thought that Love had been a boy
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 5vv  Voicing: SAATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthems
Language: English
Instruments: none, a cappella (or 4 viols)
Published: Songs of Sundrie Natures (1589), no. 32

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Original text and translations

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I thought that love had been a boy,
with blinded eyes,
or else some other wanton toy,
that men devise,
like tales of faires often told,
by doting age that dies for cold.