American Old Time Song Lyrics: 56 Waiting For You And I
Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 56
WAITING FOR YOU AND I.
Copyright, 1897, by Carleton, Cavanaugh & Co.
Words and music by Charles Graham.
Two lovers met to part one day, for she had said, "I'm going away;"
Once more they met to say farewell, within the arbor in the dell;
They quarrel'd, bitter words had passed, she tho't their love could never last,
"Forgive me, do not let us part," said he, "'twould break my heart."
"Hearts were not made to break." slowly the maiden said,
"Some other girl you'll happy make, she'll be your wife instead;
Hearts were not made to break, first love will often die,
And out in the world we may find true love waiting for you and I."
"Farewell," he said, and walked away: "farewell," he heard her softly say;
They met again in after life, but she was then another's wife;
He often thinks of when they met, and though be Is not married yet,
He often tells another maid the words his old love said.- Chorus.