Books Notated Music Welcome Mother. H. De Marsan. ... No. 60 Chatham Street, N. Y
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Welcome, mother! now I greet thee—
Can I all my feelings tell!
How this heart has long'd to meet thee,
Since my lips breathed out, "Farewell!
Welcome, mother! while I press thee
Fondly to my youthful heart,
Every word I speak will bless thee,
While I know how dear thou art.
Welcome, mother! I have often
Traced thine image in my dreams;
Memory's touch the spell would soften,
Dressing life in golden beams.
Lone, forsaken,—'midst the smiling,
Longing for some absent one,
I have stood—one thought beguiling:
'Twas the thought of thee, alone.
Welcome, mother! life's before me,
Days of sunshine and of tears;
Yet, with thy fond guidance o'er me,
Joy may smile in after years;
I have cherish'd—dearly cherishd
All the lessons given me;
Every prayer my bosom nourish'd,
Has been fraught with love to thee.
H. DE MARSAN.
DEALER IN SONGS, TOYBOOKS C.
No 60 CHATHAM ST. N.Y.