Stephen Paxton
(1734 - 1787)

Go, Damon go
(T.T.T.B. (or S.S.S.A.))
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Published as a riposte to Brewer's "Turn Amarillis", 1786. Written for low voices, this edition is also available transposed up an octave for high voices.
Lyrics: Anon

Go, Damon go, Amarillis bids adieu.
Go seek another love, but prove to her more true.
No, I care not for your pretty arbour nigh,
Altho' great Apollo cannot spy:
Nor will I sit to hear you play,
Nor tune my voice to your roundelay.