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On the brow of Richmond Hill, Which Europe scarce can parallel, Ev’ry eye such wonders fill To view the prospect round; Where the silver Thames doth glide, And stately courts are edified, Meadows deck’d in summer’s pride, With verdant beauties crown’d; Lovely Cynthia passing by, With brighter glories blest my eye, Ah, then in vain, in vain said I, The fields and flow’rs do shine; Nature in this charming place Created pleasure in excess, But all are poor to Cynthia’s face, Whose features are divine.
Thomas D'Urfey (1653-1723)
Track-specific metadata for CDD22058 disc 1 track 8