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Lay down and slumber
Mama's boy is torn asunder
All the fields have gone grey
All the leaves are gone brown
Let me tell you a story
Lay own, I know you're weary
While the star's in the sky
While the moon's on the rise

Lay down and don't you wake till morning
Close your eyes and helpless through the night
Lay down and dream of love and glory
This is a lover's lullabye

Once was a magician
Fair he was, and handsome
And he brought to the table
All the fool's gold and wine
And he promised us three favors
Said he was a saviour
But we drank all his glory
And we borrowed all his time

Lay down, and don't you wake till morning
Close your eyes and helpless through the night
Lay down and dream of love and glory
This is a lover's lullabye

My love, sleep tight my love
And softly fade away
The moon was made of old green cheese
To keep the night away
Softly now, close your eyes
Lightly will you fade
The moon was made for wakeful boys
To keep the night away

Lay down, and don't wake till morning
Close your eyes all through the night
Lay down in all your glory
This is a lullabye
Lay down, and don't wake till morning
Close your eyes all through the night
Lay down in all your glory
This is a lullabye
This is a lullabye



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