Absence (John Liptrot Hatton)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-08-24). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 67 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Original text and translations
Though long years have passed away,
And joyous summers left me,
Though Autumn sings her plaintive lay,
Yet art thou still dear to me.
Though far away, thy voice is ever near to me:
Absence but makes thee dearer to me.
No time can change my love for thee.