I see she flies me, Z 573 (Henry Purcell)
- Contributor: David Newman (submitted 2008-06-10). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 179 kB Copyright: Public Domain
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First published: 1692 in Six Songs by Henry Purcell
Description: From the incidental music for Aureng-Zebe or The Great Mogul (1692).
Original text and translations
I see she flies me ev’rywhere,
Her eyes her scorn discover;
But what’s her scorn or my despair,
Since ’tis my fate to love her.
Were she but kind whom I adore,
I might live longer, but not love her more.