Shall I seek to ease my grief? (Henry Lichfield)
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Title: Shall I seek to ease my grief?
Composer: Henry Lichfield
First published: 1613
Original text and translations
Shall I seek to ease my grief?
No, my sight is lost with eyeing.
Shall I speak and beg relief?
No, my voice is hoarse with crying:
O, what remains but only dying?