Since time so kind to us does prove, Z 272 (Henry Purcell)
- Editor: Raymond Nagem (submitted 2017-07-11). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 44 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes:
Title: Since time so kind to us does prove, Z 272
Composer: Henry Purcell
First published: c. 1700
Description: One of Purcell's obscene catches. From The Catch Club or Merry Companions (London: John Walsh, c. 1700).
Original text and translations
Since time so kind to us does prove,
Do not, my dear, refuse my love.
What do you mean? O fie! Nay, what do you do?
You're the strangest man that e'er I knew.
I must, I must, I can't forbear,
lie still, lie still, my dear.