Sweet love, O cease thy flying (George Kirbye)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-03). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 39 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Based on the 1891 edition by G. E. P. Arkwright, with minor corrections, and transposed up a tone. Revised files uploaded 18/12/17. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Sweet love, O cease thy flying
Composer: George Kirbye
Original text and translations
Sweet love, O cease thy flying
And pity me now dying.
With haste make thy returning
And quench my restless burning,
That I by you redressed
May be reviv’d, and honour you as blessed.