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The History of Timon of Athens the Man-Hater: The Cares of Lovers Z. 632

The History of Timon of Athens the Man-Hater: The Cares of Lovers

The cares of lovers, their alarms,
Their sighs, their tears, have pow'rful charms:
And if so sweet their torment is,
Ye gods! how ravishing the bliss!
So soft, so gentle is their pain,
Tis ev'n a pleasure to complain.

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Composer

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.

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