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Till We Meet Again

Lyrics by Raymond B. Egan

Music by Richard A. Whiting

Detroit: Jerome H. Remick & Co. (1918)

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[Verse 1]
There’s a song in the land of the lily
Each sweetheart has heard with a sigh
Over high garden walls
This sweet echo falls
As a solider boy whispers goodbye

Smile the while you kiss me a sad adieu
When the clouds roll by I’ll come to you
Then the skies will seems more blue
Down in lovers lane my dearie
Wedding bells will ring so merrily
Ev’ry tear will be a memory
So wait and pray each night for me
Till we meet again

[Verse 2]
Tho’ goodbye means the birth of a tear drop
Hello means the birth of a smile
And the smile will erase
The tear blighting trace
When we meet in the after-a-while




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