She Loved Him Still the Same.
Copyright, 1895, by F. J. Tierney.
Written by F. J. Tierney. Composed by Felix McGlennon.
The wedding bells rang sweetly when Jim and Nell were wed,
And for a year fair fortune shed blessings on their head,
Then shadows hid the sunshine, Jim stained his honored name,
But Neil to him was faithful, she loved him still the same.
No more he kissed his darling, but thrust her from the door,
And told her, with curses, "Love's foolish play was o'er,"
Yet this faithful wife forgot her grief and shame,
Her broken heart forgave him, she loved him still the same.
When Jim was sent to prison, her tears poured down like rain;
She slaved and toiled unceasing, and got him out again;
he gave his solemn promise to lead a better life,
But soon he had forsaken his trusting little wife.-Refrain.
One night in drunken quarrel he drew an ugly knife;
Words soon were turned to fighting [pistol shot], he lost his
Nell read It in the paper, and to the funeral came;
She could not yet forsake him, she loved him still the