Do they think of me at home? (Charles William Glover)

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Editor: Stan Sanderson (submitted 2004-04-08).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 59 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
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General Information

Title: Do They Think of Me at Home?
Composer: Charles William Glover
Lyricist: J. E. Carpentercreate page

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Soprano solo
Genre: SecularFolksong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

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Original text and translations

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Do they think of me at home,
Do they ever think of me?
I who shared their ev'ry grief,
I who mingled in their glee?
Have their hearts grown cold and strange,
To the one now doom'd to roam?
I would give the world to know
Do they think of me at home?

Do they think of me at eve,
Of the song I used to sing?
Is the harp I struck untouch'd,
Does a stranger wake the string?
Will no kind forgiving word,
Come across the raging foam?
Shall I never cease to sigh
"Do they think of me at home?"

Do they think of how I loved,
In my happy, early days?
Do they think of him who came,
But could never win theur praise?
I am happy by his side,
And from mine he'll never roam.
But my heart will sadly ask,
"Do they think of me at home?"