O heavens (George Kirbye)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-02). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 33 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: From the 1891 edition by G. E. P. Arkwright, but transposed up a tone.
Title: O heavens
Composer: George Kirbye
Original text and translations
O heavens, what shall I do? Alas must I,
Must I myself be murd’rer of myself?
Must I myself be forc’d to ope the way
Whereat my soul in wounds may sally forth?
Hard is my hap, and thus in grief I die.