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Broadside ballad entitled 'Will You Love Me Then As Now?'




You have told me that you love me,
And your heart's thoughts seem to speak,
As you look on me so fondly,
And the life-blood tints your cheek;
May I trust that these warm feelings
Never will grow cold and strange,
And that you'll remain unalter'd,
In this weary world of change ?
When the shades of care and sorrow?
Dim mine eyes and cloud my brow,
And my spirit sinks within me?
Will you love me then as now ?

Though our youth may pass unclouded,
In a peaceful happy home,
Yet as year on year advances,
Changes must upon us come ;
For the step will lose its lightness,
And the hair be changed to grey,
Eyes once bright, give up their lustre,
And the hopes of youth decay :
When all these have pass'd upon me,
And stern age has touch'd my brow,
Will the change find you unchanging,
Will you love me then as now ?

Printed and Sold by JAMES LINDSAY, Stationer, &c.
9 King Street, Glasgow. Upwards of 5,000 different
sorts always on hand ; also, a great variety of Song-
books, &c. Shops and Travellers supplied on very
moderate Terms.


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Probable date of publication: 1852-1859   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.178.A.2(040)
Broadside ballad entitled 'Will You Love Me Then As Now?'
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