Robert Gilfillan

There's a hope for every woe,
And a balm for every pain,
But the first joys of our heart
Come never back again!

Robert Gilfillan (July 7, 1798December 4, 1850) was a poet and songwriter, born at Dunfermline, Scotland.

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  • There's a hope for every woe,
    And a balm for every pain,
    But the first joys of our heart
    Come never back again!
    • The Exile's Song, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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