Title: Take, o take those lips away
Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616) (Recmusic.org says this is a misattribution.)
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- Key: PDF is in B♭ Major
- Range: C4 – G5
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Take, O take those lips away
That so sweetly were forsworn;
And thos eyes, the break of day,
Lights that do mislead the morn;
But my kisses bring again,
Seals of love,
But sealed in vain.
Sealed in vain.
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