Anon
(c.1785)

Although soft sleep
(T.T.B.)
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From a collection of six glees "Composed by an amateur and most respectfully inscribed to Miss Fisher", London, c.1785.
Lyrics: Thomas Warton

Although soft sleep death's near resemblance wears,
Still do I wish him on my couch to lie.
Come balmy rest, for sweetly it appears
Thus without life to live, thus without death to die.