Samuel Webbe
(1740 - 1816)

Webbe : Attend, ye sons of mirth : illustration

Attend, ye sons of mirth
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Between 1763 and 1794 Thomas Warren published, through differing publishers, an annual collection of catches, canons and glees, under the aegis of the Catch Club. This item was published in the sixth collection.
Lyrics: Anon, probably the composer

Attend, ye sons of mirth,
Come let us drink and sing;
To Bacchus and Apollo
Now your off'rings bring.
Jolly Bacchus does invite us,
Mirth and humour do unite us;
Joyful songs will merry make us,
Melancholy will forsake us.