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FreddyHeadey Lyr Req: A Smuggler's Song (Rudyard Kipling) (32) RE: Lyr Req: A Smuggler's Song (Rudyard Kipling) 21 Jul 19


notes as I hear them, v1
words from the Kipling site
http://www.kiplingsociety.co.uk/poems_smuggler.htm

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T:A Smuggler's Song
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V:1 what is V ?
GB dd d2 BG| AG FA G4
w:1~~IF you wake at mid-night, and| hear a hor-se's feet,
w:2~~Five and twen-ty po-ni-es, |Trott-ing through the dark - 
w:3~~Runn-ing round the wood-lump|if you chance to find 
w:4~~If you see the stable do-or|sett-ing o-pen wide;
w:5~~If you meet King George's men,|dressed in blue and red,
w:6~~Knocks and foot-steps round~the house -|whi-stles af-ter dark -
w:7~~'If You do as you've~been told,|'like-ly there's a chance,
w:8~~Five and twen-ty po-nies, |Trott-ing through the dark -
DG GB Bd dc| ec (3cde d4
w:1~~Don't go draw-ing back the blind, or|look-ing in* the street,
w:2~~Bran-dy for the Par-*son,|'Ba-ccy for* the Clerk.
w:3~~Li-ttle ba-rrels, roped and tarred, all| full of bra-n-dy-wine,
w:4~~If you see a tir-ed horse |ly-ing down* in-side;
w:5~~You be care-ful what you say, and|mind-ful what* is said.
w:6~~You've no call for runn-ing out |till the house* dogs bark.
w:7~You'll be give a dain-ty doll,|all the way* from France,With~a
w:8~~Bran-dy for the Par-*son, |'Ba-ccy for* the Clerk.
GB dd d2Bd| eG GA FG/2F/2 EF
w:1~~Them that ask no ques-tions|is-n't told a lie___-
w:2~~La-ces for a la-dy;| le-tters for a spy___-
w:3~~Don't you shout to come~and look, nor|use 'em for your play___
w:4~~If your mo-ther mends~a coat |cut a-bout and tore___
w:5~~If they call you "pretty maid" and|chuck you 'neath the chin___
w:6~~Trus-ty's here, and Pincher's  here, and|see how dumb they lie___
w:7~~cap* of Va-lenci-ennes, and~a|vel-*vet* hood__, A
w:8~~Them that asks no quest-ions|is-n't told a lie___-
DG GA FG Ac| dGAFG4
w:1~~Watch the wall my dar-ling while the Gen-tle-men go by!
w:2~~Watch the wall my dar-ling while the Gen-tle-men go by! 
w:3~~Put the brish-wood back a-gain and|they'll be gone next day! 
w:4~~If the li-ning's wet and warm |don't you ask no more! 
w:5~~Don't you tell where no one is, nor |yet where no one's been! 
w:6~~They don't fret to fo-llow when the |Gen-tle-men go by! 
w:7~~pres-ent from the Gen-tle-men, a-|long 'o be-ing good! 
w:8~~Watch the wall my dar-ling while the| Gen-tle-men go by!

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