Since time so kind to us does prove, Z 272 (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2017-07-11) CPDL #45392:       
Editor: Raymond Nagem (submitted 2017-07-11).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Since time so kind to us does prove, Z 272
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: 3 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: One of Purcell's obscene catches. From The Catch Club or Merry Companions (London: John Walsh, c. 1700).

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Original text and translations

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Since time so kind to us does prove,
Do not, my dear, refuse my love.

What do you mean? O fie! Nay, what do you do?
You're the strangest man that e'er I knew.

I must, I must, I can't forbear,
lie still, lie still, my dear.