207. Seeing Nellie Home

1 In the sky the bright stars glittered,
On the bank the pale moon shone;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home.

Refrain:
I was seeing Nellie home,
I was seeing Nellie home;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home.

2 On my arm a soft hand rested,
Rested light as ocean foam;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home. [Refrain]

3 On my lips a whisper trembled,
Trembled till it dared to come;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home. [Refrain]

4 On my life new hopes were dawning,
And those hopes have liv'd and grown;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: In the sky the bright stars glittered
Title: Seeing Nellie Home
Refrain First Line: I was seeing Nellie home
Language: English
Publication Date: 1930
Tune Information
Name: [In the sky the bright stars glittered]
Incipit: 34556 55111 17615
Key: C Major



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