Catches, canons and drinking songs

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Item: On Tobacco: to be sung by four men while...

For Four voices, in B-flat major

Song: Good indeed, the herb’s good weed, fill thy pipe...

Good, good indeed, the Herb's good weed, fill thy Pipe Will, and I prithee Sam fill for sure we may smoak, and yet sing still, and yet sing still.
what say the Learned? what say the learned? Vita Fumus; Vita Fumus; 'tis what you, and I, and he, and I, you, and he, and I, and all of us, Sumus, But then to the Learned, say we again if Life's a smoak, as they maintain, if Life's a Vapour, without doubt when a Man does die they shou'd not cry, that his Glass is run, but, his Pipe is out. But whether we smoak, or whether we sing, let's be Loyal, and remember the King. let him live, and let his Foes vanish, thus, thus, thus, like, like a Pipe, like a Pipe of Spanish, thus, thus like a Pipe of Spanish.


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