The Glass was just timed (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2002-08-12)  CPDL #03919:     
Editor: Laura Conrad (submitted 2002-08-12).   Score information: Letter, 24 pages, 280 kB   Copyright: GnuGPL
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General Information

Title: Glass was just timed, The
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: From a collection of Drinking songs

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Original text and translations

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The glass was just tim'd to the critical hour,
When we heard the report of the guns of the Tower;
Thanks to kind heav'n, who the blessing contriv'd,
No sooner we drank it, but our Monarch arriv'd.
The theme let's continue, and our bumpers advance:
Success to old England, confusion to France!