I weigh not fortune's frown (Orlando Gibbons)
- (Posted 2017-10-29) CPDL #47102:
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-10-29). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 62 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Reformatting of an edition by Harrie Collins, with minor adjustments to slurring.
Title: I weigh not fortune's frown
Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Original text and translations
I weigh not fortune's frown nor smile,
I joy not much in earthly joys,
I seek not state, I reek not style,
I am not fond of fancy's toys,
I rest so pleased with what I have,
I wish no more, no more I crave.