Grace



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As we gather in the chapel here in Old Kilmainham Jail
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I think about these past few days, oh will they say we've failed
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From our schooldays they have told us we must yearn for liberty
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Yet all I want in this dark place is to have you here with me

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Oh Grace just hold me in your arms and let this moment linger,
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they take me out at dawn and I will die
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With all my love I place this wedding ring upon your finger
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There won't be time to share our love for we must say goodbye


Now I know it's hard for you my love to ever understand
the love I bear for these brave men, my love for this dear land
But when Padhraic called me to his side down in the GPO
I had to leave my own sick bed, to him I had to go

Chorus:	

Now as the dawn is breaking, my heart is breaking too
On this May morn as I walk out my thoughts will be of you
And I'll write some words upon the wall so everyone will know
I love so much that I could see his blood upon the rose

Chorus:

There won't be time to share our love for we must say goodbye

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