Come thou Monarch of the Vine
Come thou Monarch of the Vine,
Plumpie Bacchus, with pinke eyne:
In thy Fattes our Cares be drown'd,
With thy Grapes out haires be Crown'd.
Cup us till the world go round,
Cup us till the world go round.
Translation(s): CAT FRE FRE GER
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Confirmed with Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies. London. Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed. Blount. 1623 (Facsimile from the First Folio Edition, London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly. 1876), page 351 of the Tragedies.
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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 Thomas Anderton (1836 - 1903), "Come thou Monarch", 1865 [vocal trio or ATB chorus a cappella] [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Thomas Chilcot , "The words by Shakespeare in Antony & Cleopatra", published  [high voice, 2 violins, viola, and basso continuo], from Twelve English Songs, London : Johnson [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Frederic Goossen (b. 1927), "Come, thou Monarch", 1956, first performed 1957 [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Willoughby Hunter Weiss (1820 - 1867), "Come thou Monarch of the Vine", 1863 [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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