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T:When a Man's in Love
D:Paddy Tunney
D>D | D2 F2 (GF) D2 | (FG) (AB) c2 (BA) | G2 (FG) A2 D2 | C6
D>D | D2 F2 (GF) D2 | (FG) (AB) c2 (BA) | G2 (FG) A2 (DC) | D6
(AB) | c2 (Bc) H(dc) (AG) | (FG) (AB) c3 e | (dc) (AF) (GF) D2 | C6
D>D | D2 F2 (GF) D2 | (FG) (AB) c2 (BA) | G2 (FG) A2 (DC) | D6 ||
W:When a man's in love he feels no cold, like me not long ago.
W:Like a hero bold to seek his girl, he'll plough through frost and snow.
W:The moon she gently shed her light, along my dreary way.
W:Until I arrived at that sweet spot, where all my treasure lay.
W:I rapped at my love's window saying, "My dear, are you within?"
W:And slowly she undid the latch, and slyly I stepped in.
W:Her hand was soft and her breat was sweet, her tongue did gently glide.
W:I slipped my arm around her waist, and I asked her to be my bride.
W:"Oh take me to your chamber love, oh take me to your bed.
W:Oh take me to your chamber love, for to rest my weary head."
W:"Oh to take you to my chamber love, my parents would never agree.
W:So sit you down by yon coal fire, and I'll sit close by thee."
W:"Many's the night I've courted you, against your parent's will.
W:But now our courtship is at a close, so it's now my dear sit still.
W:For tonight I'm going to cross the sea, to far Columbia's shore.
W:And you will never never see, your youthful lover more."
W:"Oh, it's are you going to leave me here, my dear what can I do?
W:I will break through every bond of home, and go along with you.
W:Perhaps my parents won't forget, but surely they'll forgive.
W:And it's from this hour my dearest dear, along with you I'll live."

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