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Two songs for mezzo-soprano or baritone words by the Earl of Lytton (Owen Meredith). Music by Frances Allitsen

New York: G. Schirmer. Boston: The Boston Music Co.

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Since we parted yestereve,
I do love thee,
Love, believe,
Twelve times dearer, twelve hours longer,
One dream deeper, one night stronger,
One sun surer:
thus much more
Than I lov’d thee, dear, before.


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