How Lovely to Live as Marriage Intends

Music: Luke Dillon.
By Turlough O'Carolan. Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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How lovely to live
As marriage intends:
Partners in pleasure,
Passionate friends!
Years come and go;
The story goes on:
Work, will, and wonder,
Each day too soon gone.
None could know better
Truths that all know:
In well-tended joy
Each embraces the woe
That, shared, finds what solace
Hearts can bestow.

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