John Danby
(c.1757 - 1798)

Danby : A thought on death : illustration

A thought on death
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This glee gained a Catch Club prize medal in 1783.
Lyrics: Anon, probably the composer

And why my soul so loth to take thy flight
To yon blessed regions of the purest light,
Where streams of endless bliss and pleasure flow,
Forever lovely and forever new?