A New collections of songs and poems by Thomas D'Urfey ...
D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723.
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A Song in the Royallist to the King, set by Doctor Blow.

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THE great Augustus like the
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Glorious Sun, long on the rabble
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Weeds with splendor shon; yet all the
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Page  20 Fruits of his bright influence was an ill
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Odour, nauseous to the sence; long
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slighted they his grace and love, his
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mercy made 'em Rebels prove; nor
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Page  21 would they be kept under, like the
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rude Ancients that affronted Iove, be∣cause
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they never felt his lightning or
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his thun-der, because they never felt his
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Page  22 light-ning or his thun—der.
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CHORUS.

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THen let 'em be con-found-ded, con∣founded,
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Then let 'em be con-found-ded, con∣founded,
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confounded; and so may every
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confounded; and so may every
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Page  23 Round head, then let 'em be confounded, con∣founded,
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Round head, then let 'em be confounded, con∣founded,
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confounded, and so may e-ve-ry
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confounded, and so may e-ve-ry
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Round head, that stands not up for
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Round head, that stands not up for
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Page  24 King and Laws, and so may e-ve-ry
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King and Laws, and so may e-ve-ry
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Round head be wretch—ed and confounded,
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Round head be wretch—ed and confounded,
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that dares, defend that dares defend the
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that dares, defend that dares defend the
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Page  25 good old Cause.
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good old Cause.
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