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Song: But thirty years Tom lived, ’tis true but,...

by Jonathan Battishill . A Catch for Three voices , in A major


But thirty years Tom lived, ‘tis true
but, living thirty, he threescore knew,
for ’stead of sleeping fifteen,
he who never sleeps must sixty be,
this Tom averred and nobly cried
he’d never sleep, then sleeping died.

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