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Traditional Music Lyrics by Thomas Moore VERSE 1 D D7 G Believe me if all those endearing young charms, D A7 D Which I gaze on so fondly today, G G#dim7 Were to change by tomorrow and fleet in my arms, D A7 D Like fairy gifts fading away, G Thou would'st still be adored as this moment thou art, D A7 D Let thy loveliness fade as it will, G G#dim7 And around the dear ruin each wish of my heart, D A7 D Would entwine itself verdantly still. VERSE 2 D D7 G It is not while beauty and youth are thine own, D A7 D And thy cheeks unprofaned by a tear, G G#dim7 That the fervor and faith of a soul can be known, D A7 D To which time will but make thee more dear! G Oh! the heart that has truly loved never forgets, D A7 D But as truly loves on to the close, G G#dim7 As the sunflower turns on her god, when he sets, D A7 D The same look which she turned when he rose!
Below is a list of all the chords in this song. Click on a chord to learn how to play the chord on a particular instrument.
|Banjo||A7 D Major D7 G Major G#dim7|
|Guitar||A7 D Major D7 G Major G#dim7|
|Mandolin||A7 D Major D7 G Major G#dim7|
|Piano||A7 D Major D7 G Major G#dim7|
|Ukulele||A7 D Major D7 G Major G#dim7|
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