by George Cooper (1840 - 1927)

Jenny June
Language: English 
Did you see dear Jenny June 
When the meadows were in tune 
With the birds among the bowers 
In the sweet summertime 
You would love her I am sure 
For her heart is warm and pure 
And as guileless as the flowers 
In the sweet summertime. 

Chorus: 
Did you see dear Jenny June 
When the meadows were in tune 
With the birds among the bowers 
In the sweet summer time. 

All the robins cease their song 
As she gaily speeds along 
Just to listen to her singing 
In the sweet summertime 
And her modest beaming eyes 
Are the color of the skies 
Many pleasant fancies bringing 
In the sweet summertime. 

With my darling Jenny June 
When the meadows are in tune 
How I love to go aroving 
In the sweet summertime 
While her presence seems to be 
Like a ray of light to me 
For she's ever fond and loving 
In the sweet summertime.

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This text was added to the website: 2015-12-26
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Word count: 154