I've lost my mistress, horse and wife (Maurice Greene)
- Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2021-03-16). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 176 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Title: I've lost my mistress, horse and wife
Composer: Maurice Greene
First published: 1747 in Catches and Canons for three and four voices, publ. Walsh
Original text and translations
I've lost my mistress, horse and wife,
But when I think on human life
I'm glad it is no worse.
My wife was ugly and a scold,
my mistress was grown lean and old.
I'm sorry for my horse, my horse.