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I'll Pray for Thee
Lucia di Lammermoor

One of sixty-eight pieces bound in “The Shower of Pearls : A collection of the most beautiful duets, for two sopranos, soprano and alto, soprano and tenor, soprano and bass, and tenor and bass, arranged with an accompaniment for the piano-forte.”

Boston. Published by Oliver Ditson & Co. 277 Washington Street

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Say not this heart can alter,
Think not, though now we sever,
I can forget thee ever,
Whate'er our dark'ning fate may be;
While life's last accents falter,
Yet will I pray for thee, I'll pray for thee.

Here though the hope forsake me,
Which that poor heart so treasured,
I can forget thee ever,
Whate'er our darkning fate may be;
While life's last refuge take me,
And there I'll pray, &c.



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