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Key: C

Genre: General

Harp Type: Diatonic

Skill: Beginner

After The Ball

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A little maiden climbed an old man’s knee;

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Begged for a story, “Do, Uncle, please.

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Why are you single, why live alone–

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Have you no babies, have you no home?”

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“I had a sweetheart years, years ago.

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Where she is now, pet, you will soon know.

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List to the story I’ll tell it all.

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I believed her faithless, after the ball.”Chorus
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After the ball is over, after the break of morn.

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After the dancers leaving; after the stars are gone,

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Many a heart is aching, if you could read them all.

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Many the hopes that have vanished, after the ball

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