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    Danny Boy

    Oh Danny boy,
    The pipes, the pipes are calling
    from glen to glen and down the mountain side.
    The summer’s gone and all the leaves are falling ~
    ‘Tis you, ’tis you must go and I must bide.
    But come ye back when summer’s in the meadow,
    Or when the valley’s hushed and white with snow
    And I’ll be here in sunshine or in shadow ~
    Oh Danny boy, oh Danny boy ~ I love you so.
    But if he come and all the roses dying
    And I am dead, as dead I well may be,
    He’ll come here and find the place I’m lying
    And kneel and say an Ave there for me.
    And I shall feel, oh soft you tread above me ~
    And then my grave will richer, sweeter be
    For you will bend, and tell me that you love me
    And I shall rest in peace until you come to me.

    — The Beloved Irish Ballad

     sung by Hayley Westenra on YouTube

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