There should be no despair for you
While nightly stars are burning
While evening pours its silent dew
And sunshine gilds the morning
There should be no despair though tears
May flow down like a river
Are not the best beloved of years
Around your heart forever?
They weep you weep it must be so
Winds sigh as you are sighing
And winter sheds its grief in snow
When autumn leaves are lying
Yet these revive and from their fate
Your fate cannot be parted
Then journey on if not elate
Then never broken-hearted!
Note: in the Fisk work, this is sung by Catherine
Submitted by Terry Fisk
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