c
Leave Me with My Mother
b
(published by Horace Waters, N.Y., 1863)
e
1.
(Solo)
Leave me with my mother, for her voice is sweet,
Chorus:
Sweeter, sweetest melody.

(Solo)
Leave me with my mother, for she clings to me,
Chorus:
Fondly, fondly clings to me!
2.
(Solo)
Leave me with my mother, for I love her more,
Chorus:
Far more, far more than you know,

(Solo)
Leave me with my mother, for her heart is pure,
Chorus:
Purer, purer than the snow.
3.
(Solo)
Leave me with my mother, and prayers of love,
Chorus:
Fervent, fervent prayers of love.

(Solo)
Leave me with my mother, she is heard above,
Chorus:
Kindly, kindly heard above.
   
d