A Collection of Poems/Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Musicke/'Live with me and be my Love'

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3997001A Collection of Poems — 'Live with me and be my Love'William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
LIVE with me and be my Love,
And we will all the pleasures prove,
That hills and vallies, dales and fields,
And all the craggy mountains yeeld.

There will we sit upon the Rocks,
And see the Shepherds feed their flocks,
By shallow Rivers, by whose falls
Melodious birds sing Madrigals.

There will I make thee a bed of Roses,
With a thousand fragrant poses,
A cap of flowers, and a Kirtle
Imbrodered all with leaves of Mirtle.

A belt of Straw and Yuye buds,
With Coral Clasps and Amber studs;
And if these pleasures may thee move,
Then live with me, and be my Love.

Loves Answer.

If that the World and Love were young,
And truth in every Shepherds toung,
These pretty pleasures might me move
To live with thee and be thy love.