Thomas Dekker (1572-1632 / England)
Biography of Thomas Dekker
- Art Thou Poor
- Beauty Arise
- Cast away care
- Country Glee
- Cradle Song
- Fancies Are But Streams
- Fortune Smiles
- from: Shoemaker's Holiday, Or The Gentle...
- Golden Slumbers Kiss Your Eyes
- Haymakers, Rakers, Reapers, And Mowers
- Here Lies The Blithe Spring
- Prologue: The Pleasant Comedy Of Old For...
Cast away care
Cast away care; he that loves sorrow
Lengthens not a day, nor can buy to-morrow ;
Money is trash, and he that will spend it,
Let him drink merrily, fortune will send it.
Merrily, merrily, merrily, oh, ho !
Play it off stiffly, we may not part so.
Wine is a charm, it heats the blood too,
Cowards it will arm, if the wine be good too ;