Take time, while time doth last, Mark how fair fadeth fast, beware if envy reign: take heed of proud disdain; hold fast, now in thy youth, regard thy vowed truth; lest when thou waxeth old, friends fail and love grow cold.
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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 John Farmer (c1570 - c1601?5), "Take time, while time doth last", published 1599 [SATB chorus a cappella], from the collection First Set of English Madrigals [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2009-07-26
Line count: 8
Word count: 41