My dear Miss Dale Lyrics

1938 London
Operette the Musical - My dear Miss Dale Lyrics

The song is written by Noël Coward.

“My dear Miss Dale,
When you receive this letter
I shall be far away,
And hope you will forgive me when I say
That it is better
For you and I
To say good-bye-”

(spoken:) But why ?—but why-? It was only
to-day—he said—he said he loved me-
Duchess (j inexorably ): Go on.

Mary (singing):
“ Trust must prevail,
And in our hearts’ confusion
Whatever love we give
It’s better far that we should learn to live
Without illusion-”

The Chorus softly sings a melody,
bouche fermie —
Mary sings against it.

Mary (singing):
What have I done that you should treat me so ?
What bitter Fate should wish to cheat me so ?

Why should this hour of happiness supreme
Change to despair with the swiftness
of a troubled dream?

I only know all my love I gave to you
With happy heart willingly a slave to you.

This foolish heart that you have
so cruelly betrayed
I now withdraw from you,

For ever more from you.
For ever more

Review: Operette the Musical Lyrics

Operette the Musical Lyrics

The Opening Chorus
Countess Mitzi
Dearest love
Foolish virgins
The stately homes of England
Where are the songs we sung?
The island of Bollamazoo
Prologue, Act II
Sing for joy
My dear Miss Dale