A New collections of songs and poems by Thomas D'Urfey ...
D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723.
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A Song in the Virtuous Wife, set by Mr. Farmer.

LET the Traytors Plot on, 'till at last they'r undon,
By hurting their Brains to decoy us;
We whose hearts are at rest, in our Loyalty's blest,
What Demon or power can annoy us?
Ambition like Wine, does the senses confound,
And Treason's a damnable thing;
Then let him that thinks well see his brimmers go round,
And pray for the safety and life of the King.


Let Caesar live long, let Caesar live long,
For ever be happy and ever be young;
And he that doth hope to change King for a Pope,
Let him dye, let him dye, whilst Caesar lives long.