Alas that e'er I knew this hour (Samuel Webbe)

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  • CPDL #32192:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-06-07).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 44 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Alas that e'er I knew this hour
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: AT
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Alas that e'er I knew this hour,
My heart relents, I feel her pow'r,
Can then Damon be severe?
Can then Chlora be sincere?
No, no, can Chlora be sincere?

Yes, yes, from love the contest rose
From love's too jealous eye,
A transient discord soon to close
In sweetest harmony.