Soft sleep, profoundly pleasing power (Lord Mornington)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-06-02).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 47.5 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Soft sleep, profoundly pleasing power
Composer: Lord Mornington
Lyricist: Tobias Smollett

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Soft sleep, profoundly pleasing power,
Sweet patron of the peaceful hour,
Oh listen from thy calm abode
And hither wave thy magic rod;
Extend thy gentle soothing sway,
And charm the canker care away.