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A song from Arne's opera Cymon, recast as a glee.

Lyrics: David Garrick

Yet awhile, sweet sleep, deceive me.
Fold me in thy downy arms;
Let not care awake to grieve me,
Lull it with thy potent charms.

I, a turtle doomed to stray,
Quitting young the parent's nest,
Find each bird a bird of prey;
Sorrow knows not where to rest.

Michael Arne
(c.1740 - 1786)

Yet awhile, sweet sleep, deceive me

(S.S.A.B. + reduction)

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