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Squirrel Nut Zippers – Gift Of The Magi lyrics

Jim: my heart is sad, my soul is weary
Though christmas day is fast appear
I have no silver I have no gold
To buy my wife a gift this year
To see her sad on christmas morning
Is a thing I cannot bear
I'll pawn the watch my father gave me
To buy a come for her hair
Katharine:
Oh mother, mother what shall I do?
Though christmas day is fast appear
I have no silver I have no gold
To buy my love a gift this year
For I am poor and I'm a beggar
Not a cent have I, no dime I claim
I'll trade the golden hair that is our pleasure
Buy for your watch a golden chain
Jim:
Darling, darling today is christmas
What has become of your golden hair
For I've traded our only treasure
These silver combs for you to wear
Katharine:
Darling, darling we've lost our treasure
My gift to you is a golden chain
Though we've pawned away our only pleasures
These gifts we give are not in vain
All:
The wise men came on christmas morning
Their gifts of love they came to bear
From that day on always remembered
Our own true love forever share



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