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The first bars of 'Florimel', a song by Maurice Greene first performed in 1734, the score for which appears in the portrait.

Bars of music

"Florimel" Maurice Greene

The charms of Florimel,
no force of time or art,
shall sever from my heart:
But ever to the world I'll tell,
the charms of beauteous Florimel.