Second Set of Two Songs

Song Cycle by Garnet Wolseley Cox

Word count: 44

1. E'en as a lovely flower [sung text not yet checked]

E'en as a lovely flower,
So fair, so pure thou art;
I gaze on thee, and sadness
Comes stealing o'er my heart.
 
My hands I fain had folded
Upon thy soft brown hair,
Praying that God may keep thee
So lovely, pure and fair.

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