Oh hope, thou soother sweet (Samuel Webbe)

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  • CPDL #32180:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-06-05).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 47 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Oh hope, thou soother sweet
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist: Charlotte Turner Smith

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: SS
Genre: SacredGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Oh hope, thou soother sweet of human woes!
How shall I lure thee to my haunts forlorn?
For me wilt thou renew the wither'd rose,
And clear my painful path of pointed thorn?

Ah come, sweet nymph, in smiles and softness drest,
Like the young hours that lead the tender year.
Enchantress come, and charm my cares to rest.
Alas, the flatt'rer flies, and will not hear.