Boyce, William (1711-1779)

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Boyce, William
(1711-1779)

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This is a rare moment of genuine pathos in a catch, as the singers reflect on the transience of frail, human beauty.

This rejected swain makes no secret of his disgust with the object of his affections - the dismissive Moll - as he wishes her ill.