Here lieth John Croker (William Bates)
- (Posted 2019-08-27) CPDL #55196:
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-08-27). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 45 kB Copyright: Personal
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First published: 1775 in Warren's Collection of vocal harmony
Original text and translations
Here lieth John Croker, a maker of bellows,
His craft's master too, and king of good fellows;
Yet, when he came to the sad hour of death
Tho' he could make bellows, he could not make breath.