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Orpheus with his Lute made Trees,Orpheus with his lute made trees,H8 III.i.3
And the Mountaine tops that freeze,And the mountain tops that freeze,H8 III.i.4
Bow themselues when he did sing.Bow themselves when he did sing.H8 III.i.5
To his Musicke, Plants and FlowersTo his music plants and flowersH8 III.i.6
Euer sprung; as Sunne and Showers,Ever sprung, as sun and showersH8 III.i.7
There had made a lasting Spring.There had made a lasting spring.H8 III.i.8
Euery thing that heard him play,Everything that heard him play,H8 III.i.9
Euen the Billowes of the Sea,Even the billows of the sea,H8 III.i.10
Hung their heads, & then lay by.Hung their heads, and then lay by.H8 III.i.11
In sweet Musicke is such Art,In sweet music is such art,H8 III.i.12
Killing care, & griefe of heart,Killing care and grief of heartH8 III.i.13
Fall asleepe, or hearing dye.Fall asleep, or hearing die.H8 III.i.14
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