You Will Love Me and I You.
Copyright, 1896, by Alb. H. Fitz
Words and Music by Alb. H. Fits.
A sweet little girl and a dear little boy,
Together one day at their play,
Tho' tender In years, little sweethearts were they.
For since babies they'd loved In their way.
Now you read me something from your little book,
And I'll read from mine, she then said,
The dear little fellow then turned to a page.
And these words, that he found there, he read:
If you will love me, dear, then I'll love you,
Happy together we'll be:
You will have me, dear, and I will love you,
What then can part me from thee.
Give me your love, dear, and I'll give mine;
Oh, promise me that you'll be true.
Through sunshine and sorrow we'll wander through life,
And you will love me and I you.
Many years had gone by when this same little boy
Met the sweetheart whom he had loved so,
Tho' time had changed all, he was true to his vow,
And the one whom he'd loved long ago.
Can I trust you, she said, as she gave him her hand,
Will you always be good, kind and mild,
As he looked into her eyes, he then whispered these words.
Yes, these words she had heard when a child:- Chorus.