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Thread #18867   Message #504518
Posted By: kendall
11-Jul-01 - 07:13 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Miner's Lullaby (Utah Phillips)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Wings of Morphine
Liz, the line you refer to is from another song of his, Wild Irish Rose. ...we'll sleep entwined with Morpheus in the painless arms of wine. I believe Morpheus is the god of sleep, and, it is the origin of morphine.