Haste, haste, post haste (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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Editors: Greg Lindahl and Bernard Roth (submitted 2001-06-06).   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Haste, haste, post haste
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Melismata, no. 3

Description: One voice only.

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Original text and translations

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Haste, haste, post haste,
make haste and away;
the tide tarieth no man,
it makes no delay.

Trudge for thy life;
for virtue must flie:
these journeyes are rise with thee,
with the poore Mercurie.