ALL OTHER HEARTS
Written by Mr J. Macguire, Dundee.
Air?" I'm lonely since my mother died."
This Popular Song can be had at 190 and 192
Long years have passed since last we met,
It breaks my heart to think of thee,
I am sure you cannot yet forget
The pleasant hours you spent with me.
Year after year glides swiftly past,
And not one word you've sent to me,
Clouds o'er my sunny path are cast,
My love has crossed the dark blue sea.
Though years of happiness I've seen,
I am left alone to weep and pine,
My love has crossed the ocean deep,
All other hearts seem glad but mine.
I oft recall the happy hours,
We spent down by yon rippling stream,
When we would gather the wild flowers,
Life seemed to be a joyous dream.
But now in lonely hours so drear,
And all the world is slnmbering deep,
I think thy gentle voice I hear,
When I lie down?but not to sleep.
I often think when sad and low,
If all my hopes have been in vain,
I never would have loved you so,
Had I but known would bring such pain.
Still without hope my life would be,
A life of never ending grief.
You stole away my heart from me,
'Tis you alone can bring relief.
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Probable period of publication:
1880-1900 shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(81a)
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