When for the world's repose (Lord Mornington)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-02-13).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 50 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: When for the world's repose
Composer: Lord Mornington

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: From Warren's nineteenth "Collection of Catches, Canons and Glees".

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Original text and translations

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When for the world's repose my fairest sleeps,
See, Cupid hovers round her couch and weeps.
Well may'st thou weep, proud boy, thy power dies;
Thou hast no dart when Chloe has no eyes.