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Song: Ha’ done, you little teasing wretch, you’re...

by Thomas Arne . A Catch for Four voices , in B-flat major


Ha’ done, you little teasing wretch, you’re always asking, “What’s a catch?”
my Lord, you caught me by the toe, if that’s a catch, ‘tis very low,
but when such brilliant eyes inspire we raise the catch to something higher
if so ’tis but a middling jest, though middling things they say are best.

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