Oh Genevieve, I`d give the world
To live again the lovely past!
The rose of youth was dew-impearled
But now it withers in the blast.
I see thy face in ev`ry dream,
My waking tho`ts are full of thee
Thy glance is in the starry beam
That falls along the summer sea.
cho: Oh Genevieve, sweet Genevieve,
The days may come, the days may go
But still the hands of mem`ry weave
The blissful dreams of long ago
@courtship @age @nostalgia
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