Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington
(1735 - 1781)

See the bowl sparkles
(T.T.T.T.)
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One of those catches that is more lubricious in performance than the anodyne lyrics might suggest. It was published in Warren's fourteenth collection, 1774. This edition comprises a modern realisation, and a statement of the piece in its original specialised format.
Lyrics: Anon, probably the composer

See the bowl sparkles with wine;
You four sing our favourite glee.
Endless pleasures we press from the vine;
Dull spleen is the extract of tea.