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Song: The Macedon youth left behind him this truth:...

by Henry Purcell . A Catch for Four voices , in C major


The Macedon youth
left behind him this truth:
that nothing was done with much thinking,
he drank and he fought,
and he got what he sought,
and the world was his own by fair drinking,
he washed his great soul
in a plentiful bowl,
he cast away trouble and sorrow,
his mind did not run
of what was to be done,
for he thought of today not tomorrow.

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