Ah! How sweet it is to love

by Henry Purcell

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Ah! How sweet it is to love
English source: John Dryden

Ah! How sweet it is to love;
How gay is young desire!
And what pleasing pains we prove,
When first we feel a lover's fire;
Pains of love are sweeter far,
Than all other pleasures are.


Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659 – 21 November 1695) was an English composer. It is said that he began composing at nine years old. As an adult, he became organist at Westminster Abbey, and later the Chapel Royal. Information from Wikipedia. For…


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