Cried Ned to his neighbour (Richard Langdon)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-08-27).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 39 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Cried Ned to his neighbour
Composer: Richard Langdon
Lyricist: Anonymous

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1775 in Warren's Collection of vocal harmony


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Original text and translations

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Cried Ned to his neighbours, as onward they pressed,
Conveying his wife to her place of long rest:
Take, friends, I beseech you, a little more leisure,
For why should we make a toil of a pleasure?