Sweetness of nature and true wit, High pow'r, with equal judgment join'd! In this fair paradise are met The joy and wonder of mankind.
- by Charles Sedley, Sir (1639 - 1701) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Henry Purcell (1658/9 - 1695), "Sweetness of nature", 1692 [duet], from the ode Love's goddess sure was blind [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: John Versmoren
This text was added to the website: 2004-06-29
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Word count: 24