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I Was Not False To Thee

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I WAS not false to thee, and yet
My cheek alone looked pale;
My weary eye was dim and wet,
My strength began to fail.
Thou wert the same; thy looks were gay,
Thy step was light and free;
And yet, with truth, my heart can say,
I was not false to thee!

I was not false to thee, yet now

Thou hast a cheerful eye,
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Susan Williams 09 July 2017

I guess we all know who was false to whom

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Ratnakar Mandlik 03 March 2017

A wonderful life song lamenting over the infidelity of the marriage partner in spite of the lady's full loyalties and deep love with her husband. Thanks for sharing.

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Brian Mawadri 03 March 2017


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Amar Agarwala 03 March 2017

A nice poem on love and betrayal.

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Susan Williams 03 March 2017

Sounds very much like he was not faithful to her and this bewildered her and hurt her and opened her to the scorn of others- -probably women, and most probably the women he was being unfaithful with. Poor lady- -trapped in a marriage where only one is married.

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Edward Kofi Louis 03 March 2017

My heart can say! ! Thanks for sharing.

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Alex Sarich 03 March 2017

very strong words, thanks.

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Tom Allport 03 March 2017

a poem of the effect on someone who is not believed even though they were telling the truth.

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Leslie Sharp 15 February 2015

This kinda reminded me of my marriage I can truly say, I was truly true to thee, yet still I got scorn. A marriage of many years ago which I still feel like I get scorn over.

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