The Riverside song book/Baby Charley

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Old College Air.
 
\relative c' { << \new Voice = "a" { \time 3/4 \key d \major \partial 8 \autoBeamOff <fis a>8 <fis a> <fis a> <d fis>4 <fis a> <e g>8 <e g> <cis e>4. <d fis>8 <e g> <e g> <cis e>4 <cis b'> <d a'>8 <cis g'> <d fis>([<fis d'>])( ~ <fis a>) \fermata <fis a> <fis a> <fis a> <d fis>4 <fis a> <e g>8 <e g> <cis e>4. <c fis>8 <b g'> <b g'> <b e>4 <d b'> <cis a'>8(<a cis>) <a d>4. \bar ".." } \new Lyrics \lyricmode { \set associatedVoice = #"a" \set stanza = #"1. " One8 arm stretched back4 -- ward round8 his head,4. Five8 lit -- tle toes4 from out8 the bed__._._.4. Just8 show -- ing like4 five rose8 -- buds red,–4. So8 slum -- bers Ba4 -- by Char -- ley.4. } \new Lyrics \lyricmode { \set associatedVoice = #"a" \set stanza = #"2. " Heav’n8 -- lights, I know,4 are beam8 -- ing through4. Those8 lu -- cent eye4 -- lids, veined8 with blue,_._._.4. That8 shut a -- way4 from mor8 -- tal view4. Large8 eyes of Ba4 -- by Char -- ley.4. } \new Lyrics \lyricmode { \set associatedVoice = #"a" \set stanza = #"3. " O8 sweet Sleep -- An4 -- gel thron8 -- ed now4. On8 the round flo4 -- ry of8 his brow,_._._.4. \skip8 Wave8 thy wing4 and waft8 my vow4. Breathed8 o -- ver Ba4 -- by Char -- ley.4. } \new Lyrics \lyricmode { \set associatedVoice = #"a" \set stanza = #"4. " I8 vow my heart,4 when death8 is nigh,4. Shall8 nev -- er shiv4 -- er with8 a sigh__._._.4. For8 act of hand4 or tongue8 or eye4. That8 wronged my Ba4 -- by Char -- ley.4. } \new Staff { \time 3/4 \key d \major \partial 8 \autoBeamOff \clef bass <d, a'>8 <d a'> <d a'> <d a'>4 <d a'> <a a'>8 <a a'> <a a'>4. <d a'>8 <a a'>8 <a a'> <a a'>4 << { a' } \\ { g } >> <fis a>8 <e a> <d a'>4 ~ <d a'>8 \fermata <d a'> <d a'> <d a'> <d a'>4 <d a'> <a a'>8 <a a'> <a a'>4. <d a'>8 <g, g'> <g g'> <g g'>4 <g e'> <a e'>8( ~ <a g'>) <d fis>4. } >> }

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.