Mother, dearest, I am coming.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Bowers, E. (Lyricist)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY ; Washington, DC Baltimore, MD : Charles Magnus Henry McCaffrey, 205 Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD. cph, [1863-1864]
Subjects:
Online Access:Image available online, Middle Tennessee State University: Center for Popular Music
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500 |a First line: Dearest mother, since I left you. 
500 |a Without music. 
500 |a Charles Magnus is listed at 12 Frankfort St. in New York City directories for 1861 through 1867. Works also listing the Washington DC imprint appear to have been published 1863-1864. 
500 |a " ... Henry McCaffrey ..., 205 Baltimore st., Baltimore, owner of the copyright."--Beneath title. 
500 |a Song lettersheet text in blue; one column; lined on verso; cropped at fold; three eight-line stanzas, beneath Magnus headpiece displaying hand-colored illustration of soldier leading a horse. 
500 |a At foot: "500 illustrated ballads ... Charles Magnus, No. 12 Frankfort Street, New York. Branch Office: No. 520 7th St., Washington, D.C." 
500 |a OCLC #7668683 credits Bowers and Tucker. 
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505 0 |a Dearest mother, since I left you Many years have passed away; I am weary of life's pleasures. I have found its idols clay; I have glided with its current, Feet [Felt] its turmoil and its pain; Mother, dearest I am coming, Take your wanderer home again. I know that I have often grieved you, You, so good, so pure and mild; Care has touched me, it has changed me, I'm no longer weak and wild: And my lonely heart is pining, From thy love no more I'll roam; Mother, dearest, I am coming To my childhood's happy home. You said your love will watch and wait; It has watched and waited long; And you said it was forgiving; I know it is true and strong. Friends I've trusted have deceived me, And so sadly now I roam, Earth has lost for me its brightness-- Mother, dear, I'm coming home. 
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