John Milton
(c.1563 - 1647)

O had I wings
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Published in Leighton's "The teares or lamentacions of a sorrowful soule", 1614. Edition offered at original pitch for S.S.A.T.T. or transposed down a fifth for A.A.T.T.B.
Lyrics: Psalm 55, v.6,7

O had I wings like to a dove, then should I from these troubles fly.
To wilderness I would remove, to spend my life, and there to die.