Mine Is the Mourning Heart

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Melody - Stephen Foster, 1861; Seq. by Werner Tomaschewski
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Stephen Foster, 1861

a) --
b) Thou hast roam'd under summer skies whilst I have weather'd the storm,

a) I have pray'd that the angles fair would shield thy pillow from harm.
b) --

a) --
b) But thou wert gone and none this soul from sadnes could awaken.
Refrain:
a) ------------------------ Mine is the mourning heart!
b) Mine is the mourning heart! ---------------- Mine is the mourning heart!

a) Mine is the mourning heart! By thee, by thee forsaken.
b) Mine is the mourning heart! By thee, by thee forsaken.

2. a) --
b) Thou hast wisper'd in words of love to other ears than mine,

a) I have yielded to others charms but worship'd only thine.
b) --

a) --
b) But ah! Dost thou remember, love, those sacred vows we've taken.

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