Historic Sheet Music Collection

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1919

Comments

MacIntosh Collection

New York: Leo Feist, Inc, (1919)

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[Verse 1]
They say it’s in the Heaven that all Angels dwell,
But I’ve come to learn they’re on earth just as well;
And how would I know that the like could be so,
If I hadn’t found one down here below:

[Chorus]
A sweet little Angel that went o’er the sea,
With the emblem of God in her hand,
A wonderful Angel who brought there to me,
The sweet of a war furrowed land
The crown on her head was a ribbon of red,
A symbol of all that’s divine,
Tho’ she called each a brother, she’s more like a mother,
Salvation Lassie of mine.

[Verse 2]
Perhaps in the future I’ll meet her again,
In that would where no one knows sorrow or pain;
And when that time comes and the last word is said,
Then place on my bosom, her band of red:

[Chorus]

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