A TRUE LITTLE HEART AND A TRUE LITTLE HOME
Copyright, 1888, by Benj. W. Hitchcock.
Words and Music by M. H. Rosenfeld.
You've wandered afar from me, leaving; me lonely,
You've lingered 'mid scenes that are dazzling and bright;
You've left the fond heart that was true to you only, I
The smiles that were once all your joy and delight. I
Though sweet are the glances that others may proffer,
Though many may cheer you wherever you roam;
Remember when weary, my darling, I offer
A true little heart And a true little home.
A true little heart and a true little home,
A sweet word of welcome whenever you come;
A fond, loving smile that is yours all the while,
Oh, come back again to your own bonnie home;
Oh, come back again, come back again,
Oh, come back again to your own bonnie home.
No word of reproof, love, shall evermore greet you,
When back you return like a bird to its nest;
With fondest affection I eager will meet you,
No feeling of anger remain in my breast.
Though lured from my bosom, false friends will forsake you,
Whose love will depart like the sea's melting foam;
I'll keep for you, darling, till back your steps take you,
A true little heart and a true little home.-Chorus.