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Fair Margaret And Sweet William
Dirk Powell, Tim O'Brien, John Herrmann

Lady Margaret was standing in her own room door
A comb in her long yellow hair
When who did she spy but Sweet William and his bride
As to the church yard they drew near
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The day passed away and night coming on
And most of the men were asleep
And Lady Margaret appeared all dressed in white
Standing at his bed feet
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She said how do you like your bed
How do you like your sheet
And how do you like your fair young bride
That's lying in your arms asleep
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He said very well do I like my bed
Much better do I like my sheet
But best of all that fair young girl
That's standing at my bed feet
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Then once he kissed her lily white hand
Twice he kissed her cheek
Three times he kissed her cold corpsy lips
Then he fell into her arms asleep
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Well the night passed away and the day came on
And into the morning light
Sweet William said I'm troubled in my head
By the dreams that I dreamed last night
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Such dreams such dreams as these
I know they mean no good
For I dreamed that my bower was full of red swine
And my bride's bed full of blood
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He asked is Lady Margaret in her room
Or is she out in the hall
But Lady Margaret lay in a cold black coffin
With her face turned to the wall

Copyright :
Songwriters: Frank Fairfield / Trad Trad
© Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Imagem Music Inc

Added by : FrancisMorin
2018-01-07 12:37:34 PM
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