Lost in my Quiet for ever

by Henry Purcell

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Lost in my Quiet for ever
English source: Anon.

Lost is my quiet for ever,
Lost is life’s happiest part;
Lost all my tender endeavour
To touch an insensible heart.

But tho’ my despair is past curing,
And much undeserv’d is my fate;
I’ll show by a patient enduring,
My love is unmov’d as her hate.


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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