Sweet doth blush the rosy morning (Henry Harington)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-11-13). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 67 kB Copyright: Personal
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Description: Originally published as "The Egyptian love song; from Potiphar's wife to young Joseph", for two voices. Jane Austen owned a manuscript copy.
Original text and translations
Sweet doth blush the rosy morning,
Sweet doth beam the glist'ning dew,
Sweeter still, the day adorning,
Thy dear smiles transport my view.
'Midst the blossoms' fragrance flowing,
Why delights the honied bee?
Sweeter breaths thyself bestowing
One kind kiss on me.