IRVING BERLIN lyrics - Kate (Have I Come Too Early, Too Late)

IRVING BERLIN
"Kate (Have I Come Too Early, Too Late)"

[Verse:]
Here's that man again waiting at your garden gate
With a bouquet, don't you send me away, have a little pity, Kate
Poor me, can't you see
I'm in an awful state?

[Refrain:]
How much longer must I wait, Kate
Till you let me know my fate, Kate?

The sun's down, the moon's out, there's no one in sight
My questions need answers, tonight is the night

Nine o'clock we had a date, Kate
I've been here since half-past eight, Kate

I came a little bit early, I couldn't wait
Have I come too early, too late?