I languish to complain me (John Bennet)

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  • (Posted 2011-07-23)  CPDL #23957:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-07-23).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 116 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2001-01-23)  CPDL #02003:         
Editor: Stuart McIntosh (submitted 2001-01-23).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 68 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: I languish to complain me
Composer: John Bennet

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1599 in Madrigals for Four Voices, no. 6

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Original text and translations

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I languish to complain me,
With ghastly grief tormented,
I stand amaz'd to see you discontented,
Better I hold my peace and stop my breath,
Than cause my sorrows to increase,
Better I hold my peace,
Than cause my sorrows to increase,
and work my death.