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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. The Book of Elizabethan Verse. 1907.



YE bubbling springs that gentle music makes

To lovers’ plaints with heart-sore throbs immixed,

Whenas my dear this way her pleasure takes,

Tell her with tears how firm my love is fixed;

And, Philomel, report my timourous fears,

And, Echo, sound my heigh-ho’s in her ears:

But if she ask if I for love will die,

Tell her, “Good faith, good faith, good faith,—not I!”