Why don't the men propose, Mamma? Why don't the men propose?
Thomas Haynes Bayly (1797 - 1839)
Source: Why don't the Men propose?
Contributed by: Zaady
Oh no! we never mention her,-- Her name is never heard; My lips are now forbid to speak That once familiar word.
Source: Oh no! we never mention her.
Gayly the troubadour Touched his guitar.
Source: Gayly the troubadour Touched his guitar. Welcome me Home.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder: Isle of Beauty, fare thee well!
Source: Isle of Beauty.
I 'd be a butterfly born in a bower, Where roses and lilies and violets meet.
Source: I 'd be a Butterfly.
Fear not, but trust in Providence, Wherever thou may'st be.
Source: The Pilot.
Oh, I have roamed o'er many lands, And many friends I've met; Not one fair scene or kindly smile Can this fond heart forget.
Source: Oh, Steer my Bark to Erin's Isle.
The mistletoe hung in the castle hall, The holly-branch shone on the old oak wall.
Source: The Mistletoe Bough.
Oh pilot, 't is a fearful night! There 's danger on the deep.
The rose that all are praising Is not the rose for me.
Source: The Rose that all are praising.
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