Stephen C. Foster's Melodies

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We made our little huts on the shore,
Nell and I,                      [shells,
And covered them with bright colored We gathered moss and fern from the moor, Nell and I, And pluck'd the dewy flowers from the But the days roll'd round,        [dells.
And the rude world frown'd, As time with it's bitter cares fled on, We left our little huts on the shore,
Nell and I,                       [dawn.
And we left our brightest hopes in their
3) .. We wander'd by the bright, running Nell and I,                  [ streams,
And gamboled o'er the wide grassy lawn, We met again in light sportive dreams, Nell and I, When the weary hours of twilight had And our hearts proved true, [flown. 'Till a coldness grew, 'Twas. caused bysome unrelenting foe, We'll roam upon the lawn never more, Nell and I, Nor wander where the bright rivers flow.

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