John Danby
(c.1757 - 1798)

Welcome, every nymph and swain
(A.T.T.B.)
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Published in Danby's First Collection of Catches, Canons and Glees, 1785.
Lyrics: Henry Howard

Welcome, every nymph and swain,
Welcome to this happy plain;
Every nymph shall kinder prove,
And every swain shall sing of love.
Welcome, beauteous Queen of May,
Author of our sports and play.

Let love each gentle heart inspire,
Warm every breast with fond desire;
Let's drive away insipid care
And sing the praise of every fair,
While mirth and joy inspires the lay,
And beauty crowns the happy day.