What Should I Say!

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What Should I Say!
by Thomas Wyatt

What should I say!
Since Faith is dead,
And Truth away
From you is fled?
Should I be led
With doubleness?
Nay ! nay ! Mistress.
I promis'd you,
And you promis'd me,
To be as true,
As I would be.
But since I see
Your double heart,
Farewell my part!
Thought for to take,
It is not my mind;
But to forsake
(One so unkind;)
And as I find,
So will I trust;
Farewell, unjust!
Can ye say nay,
But that you said
That I alway
Should be obey'd?
And thus betray'd,
Or that I wist!
Farewell, unkist!

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.