O Lord consider my distress (John Dowland)

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  • (Posted 2013-07-30)  CPDL #29737:        (Finale 2004)
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2013-07-30).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 46 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: O Lord consider my distress
Composer: John Dowland

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: unknown

First published: 1597 in Henry Nowell Lamentations (John Dowland), no. 3
Description: Henry Nowell Lamentations

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Original text and translations

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O Lord, consider my distress
And now with speed some pity take;
My sins deface, my faults redress,
Good Lord, for thy great mercies' sake.

Wash me, O Lord and make me clean
From this unjust and sinful act;
And purify yet once again
My heinous cime and bloody fact.