Once, Twice, Thrice, I Julia try'd, Z 265 (Henry Purcell)
- (Posted 2017-07-13) CPDL #45428:
- Editor: Raymond Nagem (submitted 2017-07-13). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 46 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes:
Title: Once, Twice, Thrice, I Julia try'd, Z 265
Composer: Henry Purcell
First published: c. 1700
Description: One of Purcell's obscene catches. From The Second Book of the Catch Club or Merry Companions (London: John Walsh, c. 1700).
Original text and translations
Once, Twice, Thrice, I Julia try'd,
The scornful Puss as oft deny'd,
And since I can no better thrive,
I'll cringe to ne'er a Bitch alive:
So kiss my Arse, disdainful Sow,
Good Claret is my Mistress now.