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I Know a Lovely Garden

Words by Edward Teshemacher

Music by Guy D’Hardelot

New York: Chappell & Co. Ltd (1903)

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I know a lovely garden,

Where bloom the sweetest flowers,

And there from morn to even,

I pass away the hours,

For love is that sweet garden,

Beneath God’s boundless blue,

And He looks down and blesses

My life, my love, and you!



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