Campion – Never Weather-Beaten Sail

Song Information

Title: Never Weather-Beaten Sail

Music: Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

Text: Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

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Song Text

Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore,
Never tired pilgrim’s limbs affected slumber more,
Than my wearied sprite now longs to fly out of my troubled breast.
O come quickly, sweetest Lord, and take my soul to rest!

Ever blooming are the joys of heaven’s high Paradise, 5
Cold age deafs not there our ears nor vapour dims our eyes:
Glory there the sun outshines; whose beams the blessed only see.
O come quickly, glorious Lord, and raise my sprite to Thee!