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VP_008696 Verse 1'Neath an old elm tree sat a maiden fair The one she loved best by her side. With hearts light and free, they knew of no care, Nor thinking whate'er might be tide. Of love they spoke, till the stars filled the sky, Then glancing to heav'n, she sighed, What is behind the clouds that roll by? Then softly, her sweetheart replied. Chorus 1Ev'ry cloud has silver lining, Just the same way as in life, Tell me, dear, why are you pining? Joy will always follow strife. When gray, with our days declining We will never know of gloom, Ev'ry cloud has silver lining, With old love our hearts will bloom. Verse 2Neath the same elm tree many year have passed, Sit a couple now old and gray. Speaking of love, to his bosom, he clasped, His sweetheart, as in youthful days. All seem the same, the skies, birds, and true' love, When we were here, long, long ago, You asked of the clouds that roll above, I told you, in words sweet and low.

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1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.

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Blasius & Sons

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Every Cloud Has Silver Lining



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