To heal the wound a bee had made (Richard Langdon)
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Title: To heal the wound a bee had made
Composer: Richard Langdon
Description: This glee was published while Langdon was organist at Exeter Cathedral, 1753-1777.
Original text and translations
To heal the wound a bee had made
Upon my Chloe's face,
Honey upon her cheek she laid,
And bid me kiss the place,
Pleased, I obeyed, and from the wound
Imbibed both sweet and smart;
The honey on my lips I found,
The sting within my heart.