Prithee fill me the glass (Benjamin Cooke)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-02-19).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 177 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Prithee fill me the glass
Composer: Benjamin Cooke
Lyricist: Anon, probably the composercreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1781

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Original text and translations

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Prithee fill me the glass till it laugh in my face
With ale that is potent and mellow;
He that whines for a lass is an ignorant ass,
For a bumper has not its fellow.