To Anne

(1901)

"To Anne" is a song by Ethelbert Nevin with text by Edwin Ford.

To Anne
by Edwin Ford


When she who is my mate shall come to dwell with me,
Ah, Paradise!
A holy word shall "home" become,
And tears shall be one offering.


Then all the world shall know the bliss,
Ah, Paradise!
Is sealed by hearts that need to kiss with lips made pure by pain.


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