Twelve canzonets, for two voices

by William Jackson (1730 - 1803)

Word count: 79

1. Time has not thinn'd my flowing hair [sung text not yet checked]

Time has not thinn'd my flowing hair
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2. The day that saw thy beauty rise [sung text not yet checked]

The day that saw thy beauty rise
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3. From the plains from the woodlands and groves [sung text not yet checked]

From the plains from the woodlands and groves
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4. Now I know what it is to have strove [sung text not yet checked]

Now I know what it is to have strove
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5. Ah where does my Phillida stray [sung text not yet checked]

Ah where does my Phillida stray
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6. The pilgrim that journeys all day [sung text not yet checked]

The pilgrim that journeys all day
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7. Take, oh! take those lips away [sung text checked 1 time]

Take, o take those lips away,
That so sweetly [were]1 forsworn;
And those eyes, the break of day,
Lights [that]2 do mislead the morn:
But my kisses bring again;
Seals of love, [but]3 seal'd in vain, sealed in vain.

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (L. A. J. Burgersdijk)
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Paavo Cajander)
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Sarah L. Weller) , "Nimm, so nimm doch Deine Lippen fort", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Jan Kasprowicz) , "Śpiew Pacholęcia", Warsaw, first published 1907

View original text (without footnotes)
Note: quoted by John Fletcher, in Bloody Brother, 1639 and by William Shakespeare, in Measure for Measure, Act IV, scene 1, c1604 (just one stanza)
1 Bishop: "are"
2 Bishop: "which"
3 Bishop: "tho'"

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

8. O Venus hear my ardent pray'r [sung text not yet checked]

O Venus hear my ardent pray'r
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9. Do not unbind two gentle hearts [sung text not yet checked]

Do not unbind two gentle hearts
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10. Sad is my day and ling'ring night [sung text not yet checked]

Sad is my day and ling'ring night
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11. Ah what avails thy lover's pray'r [sung text not yet checked]

Ah what avails thy lover's pray'r
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12. Alas from the day that we met [sung text not yet checked]

Alas from the day that we met
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