1] Campion wrote all the lyrics and half of the musical settings to be published in A Book of Airs, 1601.
4] Iope: one of the wives of Theseus.
Helen: Helen of Troy.
Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department
of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Thomas Morley, The first booke of ayres. Or little short songs, to sing and play to the lute, with the base viole ([H. Ballard for] W. Barley, the assign of T. Morley, 1600). STC 18115.5.
First publication date: 1601
RPO poem editor: F. D. Hoeniger
RP edition: 3RP 1.152.
Recent editing: 2:2001/12/6
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