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      I Shall Stop Trying to Please Everyone [1059-3]   for alto or baritone and piano
COMPOSER Leslie Kleen
AUTHOR Omar Khayyam


This is the third song from Five songs from the Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam
4  Pages 
Some long melismatic phrases
Also available in a higher key for  soprano or tenor
I shall stop trying to please everyone,
And devote my grey hairs to wine.
From my life seventy years have gone.
If I don't enjoy myself now, when shall I?

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