Welcome the covert (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2015-09-14)   CPDL #36802:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2015-09-14).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 27 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Welcome the covert
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1785

Description: From a collection of six glees "Composed by an amateur and most respectfully inscribed to Miss Fisher", London, c.1785.

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Original text and translations

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Welcome the covert of these aged oaks.
Welcome each cavern of these horrid rocks;
Far from the world's illusion let me rove,
Deceived in friendship and betrayed in love.