Go to the ant (Henry Harington)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2008-05-25). Score information: A4, 2 pages Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.
Title: Go to the ant
Composer: Henry Harington
First published: 1800
Description: From "Songs, duets and other compositions by Doctor Harington of Bath never before published. Studio fallente laborem. London. Printed for the author & sold by the engraver E. Riley No. 8 Strand J. Preston No. 97 Strand Lintern's Bath &c." 1800
Original text and translations
Go to the ant, thou sluggard;
Consider her ways, and be wise.
Give not sleep to thine eyes
nor slumber to thine eyelids.