No April can revive the wither'd flow'rs (Samuel Webbe)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2023-09-10).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 196 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: No April can revive the wither'd flow'rs
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist: Samuel Daniel
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 Warren's thirty-first collection

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Original text and translations

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No April can revive the wither'd flow'rs,
And tho' the grace of Spring adorn thee now;
Swift speedy time, feather'd with flying hours,
Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow.
Then do not thou such treasure waste in vain,
But love now, whilst thou mayst be lov'd again.