Our hasty life away doth post (Thomas Tomkins)
- Editor: Diana Thompson (submitted 2009-04-19). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 40 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Our hasty life away doth post
Composer: Thomas Tomkins
Original text and translations
Our hasty life away doth post
Before we know what we have lost.
Hours into days, days into years are gone,
Years make a life, which straight is none.
Thus soon is Man's short story told,
We scarce are young, when we are waxed old.