L'Envoy (Simon Biazeck)
- (Posted 2016-03-16) CPDL #38916:
- Editor: Simon Biazeck (submitted 2016-03-16). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 125 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
First published: 2011
Description: This setting uses selected lines. The repeat of lines 1 - 6 at b. 37 to the end is not part of the original poem. The full text may be found at the following link: http://allpoetry.com/L'Envoy
Original text and translations
King of glorie, King of peace,
With the one make warre to cease;
With the other blesse thy sheep,
Thee to love, in thee to sleep.
Let not Sinne devoure thy fold,
Bragging that thy bloud is cold,
That thy flesh hath lost his food,
And thy Crosse is common wood.