Silver Threads And Golden Needles

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I don’t want your lonely mansion
With a tear in every rooom
All I want’s the love you promised
Beneath the halo’d moon
But you think I should be happy
With your money and your name
And hide myself in sorrow
While you play your cheating game

   Silver thread and golden needles
   Cannot mend this heart of mine
   And I dare not drown my sorrows
   In the warm glow of your wine
   You can’t buy my love with money
   For I never was that kind
   Silver thread and golden needles
   Cannot mend this heart of mine.

I grew up in faded gingham
Where love is a sacred thing
You grew up in silk and satin
Where love’s a passing game
I know now you never loved me
And I know I was a fool
To think your pride would let you
Live by the Golden Rule.