Gently bear me (Lord Mornington)
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- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-09-13). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 179 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
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Title: Gently bear me
Composer: Lord Mornington
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: AATB
Genre: Secular, Glee
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1784 Warren's twenty first collection
Original text and translations
Gently hear me, charming maid;
Cupid, come and lend thine aid.
Her heart, to soften my pain, remove;
Smile, Maria, and say you love.
On thy bosom let me lay,
Sigh and gaze my soul away.