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    "Why Do I Love You (Melody of Love)" Lyrics

    Jim Reeves

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    (Davies - H. Engelman)

    Why do I love you?

    I love you not only for what you are
    But for what I am when I'm with you.

    I love you not only for what you've made of yourself
    But for what you're making of me.

    I love you for ignoring the possibilities of the fool in me
    And for laying firm hold of the possibilities for good in me.

    Why do I love you?

    I love you for closing your eyes to the dischords
    And for adding to the music in me by worshipful listening.

    I love you because you're helping to make of the lumber of
    My life, not a tavern but a temple, and out of the words
    Of my everyday not a reproach but a song.

    I love you because you have done more than any creed
    To make me happy.

    You have done it without a word, without a touch,
    Without a sign. You have done it just by being yourself
    And after all, perhaps that's what love means...
    This song was last modified on June 11th, 2016.
    Thanks to GeeWhiz and Snap for the contribution to this song.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Regent Music Corporation, Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Inc..
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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