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Sally Timms – When The Roses Bloom Again lyrics

He was roaming in the gloaming where the roses were in bloom
A soldier, with his sweetheart, brave and true
And their hearts were filled with sorrow, for their thoughts were of tomorrow
As she pinned a rose upon his coat of blue

Do not ask me love to linger, for you know not what to say
Before duty calls your sweetheart's name again
But your heart need not be sighing, if I be among the dying
I'll be with you when the roses bloom again

When the roses bloom again beside the river
And the mocking bird has sung her sweet refrain
In the days of Auld Lang Syne, I'll be with you, sweetheart mine
I'll be with you when the roses bloom again

In the rattle of the battle came a whisper soft and low
From a soldier who had fallen in the fray
I am dying, I am dying and I know that I must go
But I want to tell you before I pass away

There's a far and distant river where the roses are in bloom
And a sweetheart who is waiting there for me
It is there I pray you take me, I've been faithful, don't forsake me
I'll be with her when the roses bloom again

When the roses bloom again

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