As Lovers Do

Rhythm 1
Ethel: Youíll see me evíry day.
Iíll smile at you.
Weíll long for yesterday.
As lovers often do.
Rhythm 1
Romeo: Weíll want, as lovers do,
To steal a kiss.
Canít we be to our hearts true?
Would it be amiss?
Ethel: † Each day we must pretend:
Romeo: Our feelings fake.
Chorus
Both: † As lovers do.† As lovers do.
And we will do so many things that lovers often do.
And evíry day, weíll pine away,
And keep our love a secret play, as lovers often do.

BRIDGE Ė Rhythm 2
Both: Yesterday, before we met,
I was happy and free.
That sad joy Iíll never let
Interfere with my exquisite misery.
Rhythm 1
Ethel: When I say I love thee,
Itís love thatís chaste.
Romeo: † Our souls so cursŤd be.
By pleasures we canít taste.
Romeo: Iíll see you evíry day,
Ethel: † And smile with you.
Both: Then we will turn away,
As lovers often do.
Chorus
Both: † As lovers do. † As lovers do.
And we will do so many things that lovers often do.
And evíry day, weíll pine away,
And keep our love a secret play, as lovers often do.
Chorus Ė repeat and slow down
Both: As they too often do.
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