Historic Sheet Music Collection

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MacIntosh Collection

New York (145 West 45th St., New York) : Maurice Richmond Music & Co, c1914.

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[Verse 1]
Do you forget when first we met,
The happiness we knew?
Do you recall that most of all,
My heart belonged to you?
It was not long there came a change,
My faith in you had fled,
The things you said were never true,
And now my soul is dead!

For ev’ry smile you gave to me,
You caused a thousand tears,
For ev’ry day of happiness,
I’ve lived a thousand years,
I played the game of love and lost,
You cheated and I paid the cost,
For ev’ry smile you gave to me,
You caused a thousand tears.

[Verse 2]
All through the night I dreamed of you,
The promises you made,
I longed for love that once I knew,
Before your shrine I prayed,
You’ll win another heart some day,
You’ll break each promise too;
Tho’ I forgive I can’t forget,
Just what I’ve been to you!



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