Thomas Arne
(1710 - 1778)

Arne : Sweet muse inspire thy suppliant bard : illustration

Sweet muse inspire thy suppliant bard
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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 fifteenth such collection.
Lyrics: Anon, probably the composer

Sweet muse inspire thy suppliant bard,
Heroic ardour to record.
In vain the fervent prayer I move.
Hark! Every echo whispers love;
I'll raise the theme to acts renowned.
Ah, no! 'Tis love, no other sound.
Farewell then, patriot, hero, king,
My muse of nought but love can sing.