At Parting


"At Parting" is a song by James Hotchkiss Rogers that was very popular at the turn of the century. The song has text by Frederick Peterson and is subtitled "The Sweetest Flow'r That Blows."

At Parting
by Frederick Peterson

The sweetest flower that blows
I give you as we part,
For you it is a rose,
For me it is my heart.

The fragrance it exhales,
Ah! if you only knew,
Which but in dying fails,
It is my love for you.

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