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No. 5: DUET (Casilda & Luiz)
"There was a time"
Midi Symbol


Luiz.
There was a time--
A time for ever gone — ah, woe is me!
It was no crime
To love but thee alone — ah, woe is me!
One heart, one life, one soul,
One aim, one goal —
Each in the other's thrall,
Each all in all, ah, woe is me!
 
Both.
Oh, bury, bury — let the grave close o'er
The days that were — that never will be more!
Oh, bury, bury love that all condemn,
And let the whirlwind mourn its requiem!
Casilda (Winifred Lawson) & Luiz (John Huntingdon) 1926
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Casilda.
Dead as the last year's leaves —
As gathered flowers — ah, woe is me!
Dead as the garnered sheaves,
That love of ours — ah, woe is me!
Born but to fade and die
When hope was high,
Dead and as far away
As yesterday! — ah, woe is me!
 
Both.
Oh, bury, bury — let the grave close o'er
The days that were — that never will be more!
Oh, bury, bury love that all condemn,
And let the whirlwind mourn its requiem,
Its requiem, its requiem!

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