Rise my joy sweet mirth attend, I'm resolv'd to be thy friend. Sneaking Phoebus hides his head, He's with Thetis gone to bed, Tho' he will not on me shine, Still there's brightness in the wine. From Bacchus I'll such lustre borrow, My Face shall be a sun tomorrow.
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Samuel Webbe (1740 - 1815), "Rise, my Joy, sweet mirth attend" [chorus a cappella], glee [ sung text verified 1 time]
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