Purcell – I lov’d fair Celia

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Title: I lov’d fair Celia

Composer: Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Author: Unknown

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I lov’d fair Celia many years
Before she show’d her art;
Her beauty first, her humour next,
By turns engag’d my heart.

And when to these she friendship join’d
Her charms were so entire,
That without being dull and blind
I could none else admire.