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Nina Simone – Compassion lyrics
Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Nina Simone

Because I have loved so deeply
Because I haved loved so long
God in his great compassion
Gave me the gift of song

Because I have loved so vainly
Sung with such faltering breath
Oh, oh, oh, the Master in
His infinite mercy
Offers the boon of death
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