James Corfe
(1713 - c.1765)

Those are slaves that heap up mountains
(T.T.B.)
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Publ. c.1745 in A Collection of Songs..Opera terza.
Lyrics: Thomas Randolph

Those are slaves that heap up mountains,
Still desiring more and more;
Then let us carouse in Bacchus' fountains,
Never dreaming to be poor.
Give us then a cup of liquor,
Fill it up unto the brim;
For then methinks my wits grow quicker
When my brains in claret swim.