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No. 18 - Song - Ruth - "I love you dear, and only you."

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Ruth: The shades of night are gently falling.
My thoughts take wing and fly across the sea.
I hear a voice. To me 'tis calling.
It breathes a tale of love to me.
My lonely heart with joy it fills.
My soul with ecstasy it thrills.
Why should I doubt, why should I fear,
While soft and sweet these words I seem to hear?
I love you, I love you.
Come back and claim your own.
Forever, forever, sweetheart, I'm yours alone.
For you, love, I'm waiting,
My heart shall e'er be true
Forever and aye.
I love you, dear, and only you.
   
  Why need I care if ills betide me?
His heart is mine. I know 'tis true as steel.
Though we're apart, he's still beside me.
No tongue can tell the love I feel.
God bless the lad that I adore.
His heart is mine for evermore.
I know he's mine, and will be mine alway,
For sweet and low I seem to hear him say:
I love you, I love you.
Come back and claim your own.
Forever, forever, sweetheart, I'm yours alone.
For you, love, I'm waiting,
My heart shall e'er be true
Forever and aye.
I love you, dear, and only you.


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