All You that Must Take a Leap (in the Dark)

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The tune was published by John Gay in his Beggar's Opera (1729) under the title "Would I might be hanged." The original, according to Kidson (1922), refers to a song "upon the execution of two criminals by Mr. Ramondon."

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