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The water is wide. I cannot get o'er
And neither have I wings to fly
Give me a boat that can carry two
And both shall row my love and i

Oh love is handsome and love is kind
And love's a jewel when it's first new
But love grows old and waxes cold
And fades away like morning dew

There is a ship it's sailing the sea
It's loaded deep as deep can be
But not so deep as my love for him
I know not if I sink or swim.

The water is wide. I cannot get o'er
And neither have I wings to fly
Give me a boat that can carry two
And both shall row my love and i
And both shall row my love and i



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    ladyfreddies22Feb 5, 2009 at 10:10 pm
    I love this song and i have to sing it in choir and there is a solo in the first part and i got it!! Welll at least i think i got it and i hope do but i love this song a lot! it is so beautiful and peaceful

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