From: [Various vocal and instrumental music]
Here the opening incipit gives "ye" instead of "the". The Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980 (London: K. G. Saur, 1981), pressmark I.600.d.(156), details a single-sheet song with this incipit, by [Thomas Augustine Arne], published in [London, 1759]. Not found in the British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957); Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940); nor David Hunter, Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726: a descriptive bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1997).