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VP_012924 Verse 1I know a maiden who dwells near a glade, in a sunny southern clime, Deep in her eyes, just like fair summer skies I have watched the lovelight shine, some how the red roses blush and sigh, Bow to her beauty as she goes by, Hour by hour I've held this sweet flow'r in these arms of mine, Over and over again, Singing this tender refrain, Chorus 1Flower of the everglade, Eyes of blue the deepest shade, Queen in nature's jewels arrayed, Lovely, lovely, lovely maid, Lily of the hazel glade, May your beauty never fade, You're the sweetest flower in the everglade. Verse 2If this sweet flower in some future hour should fade, as flowers do, Only the flame of the lovelight remain in her smiling eyes of blue, Through all the changes that time may bring, Would you be constant in every thing, Saving a smile for the sweet after while and a kiss or two, Over and over again, Will you still sing this refrain?
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1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
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Dempsey, J. E, "Flower Of The Everglade" (1908). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 3909.