John Danby
(c.1757 - 1798)

Now the woodland chorists sing
(A.T.T.B.)
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Published in Danby's Second Collection of Catches, Canons and Glees, 1789.
Lyrics: Anon

Now the woodland chorists sing,
Beauty takes her radiant sphere.
Love adorns the smiling spring,
Love and beauty gild the year.
Seize the minutes as they fly,
Jocund hours and festive round;
Innocence, with virgin eye,
Comes with rural chaplets crown'd.