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Slide set: The honeysuckle and the bee (song: Bamforth & Co., 11 slides, 1902)

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Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
On a summer's afternoon, where the honeysuckles bloom
Slide 3
'Neath a little rustic bower, 'mid the perfume of the flower, a maiden sat with one she loved the best
Slide 4
As they sang the songs of love, from the arbour just above came a bee which lit upon the vine
Slide 5
As is sipped the honey dew, they both vowed they would be true, then he whispered to her words she thought divine
Slide 6
(Chorus.) You are my honeysuckle, I am the bee, etc.
Slide 7**
So beneath that sky so blue, these two lovers fond and true, with their hearts so filled with bliss
Slide 8
As they sat there side by side, he asked her to be his bride. She answered 'Yes,' and sealed it with a kiss
Slide 9
For her heart had yielded soon, 'neath the honeysuckle's bloom, and through life they'd wander day by day
Slide 10
And he vowed just like the bee, 'I will build a home for thee,' and the bee then seemed to answer them and say
Slide 11**
Words of Chorus
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Lucerna ID  3002378

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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