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THE QUAVER;

OR,

SONGSTER'S POCKET COMPANION

CONTAINING UPWARDS OF

ONE THOUSAND

OF THE MOST POPULAR

SONGS, TOASTS, SENTIMENTS,

AND RECITATIONS.

LONDON:
PUBLISHED BY THE BOOKSELLERS

1339.

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WHEN WE TWO PARTED IN SILENCE

AND TEARS.
WHEN we two parted,

In silence and tears,
Half broken-hearted,

To sever for years,
Pale grew thy cheek, and cold,

Colder thy kiss !
Truly that hour foretold

Sorrow to this.
The dew of the morning

Sunk chill on my brow,
It felt like the warning

Of what I feel now.
Thy vows are all broken,

And light is fame,
I hear thy name spoken,

And share in its shame,

They name thee before me,

A knell to mine ear;
A shudder comes o'er me

Why wert thou so dear?
They know not I know thee,

Who knew thee too well!
Long, long shall I rue thee

Too deeply to tell.
In secret we met,

In silence I grieve,
That my heart would forget,

Thy spirit deceive !
If I should meet thee

After long years,
Ilow should I greet thee ?

With silence and tears!

THE LILY AND ZEPHYR.

A DUET.

Lo! when the showers descending

Weigh the lily's crest, How its frail cup, bending,

Seems with woe oppressid !
Drops on drops assail her,

Whelm each lucid leaf;
The pale flower grows yet paler,

Lost in hopeless grief.
Zephyr, lightly sweeping

O'er the blooming plain, Spies that lily weeping,

Newly washed with rain ! Fondly bends he o'er it,

Blowing drops away, With a kiss restores it,

Lady of the May !

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