Thy breath, as fragrant as her own confessed (John Danby)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-02-07).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: Thy breath, as fragrant as her own confessed
Composer: John Danby
Lyricist: Mr Collingscreate page
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1789

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Original text and translations

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Thy breath, as fragrant as her own confess'd,
Go lovely rose and breathe in Delia's ear;
Expiring on her yet as lovely breast,
That beauty's blossoms are as frail as fair.