When for the world's repose (Lord Mornington)
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Title: When for the world's repose
Composer: Lord Mornington
Description: From Warren's nineteenth "Collection of Catches, Canons and Glees".
Original text and translations
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.