Donovan - Legend Of A Girl Child Linda chords

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I will bring you gold apples   and grapes made of ruu--bies
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That have shone in the eyes of    a prince of the breeze.

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Bright cascading crystals, they danced in the saaand dunes
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On the beach of no footprints   to harpsichord tunes.

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A throne of white ivory, a gown of white laaaace
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Lies still in the magic     of a timeless place.

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One hundred small children, they laugh at the whiiiiite doves
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That rest on their hands     with the touch of love.

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On a hillside of velvet   the children theeeeey lay down
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And make fun of the grown-ups    with their silly frown.

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And the sound of their laughter is the sound of the greeeen sea
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As it washed around the foot of    the seashell tree.

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The doves circle over   and land in the treeees
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Where parrots are talking    their words with such ease.

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Thus spoke three wizards   to the young ones that daaay:
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"There's sadness in the kingdom,    make it go far away."

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If you follow the sunbeams    through the valley of floooowers
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To the palace of the White Queen     with its white jade towers.

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The youngest, she sighed then    the clouds drew awaaaay
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And a hundred small fingers   scratched their heads in dismay.

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From out of the sun a     giant gull came flyyying
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And the children got ready     to sit on its wings.

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They waved to the raindrops   as they soared over the treees
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The wind tossed their hair high,    flashing gold on the sea.

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They came to the castle    and there they did faaaaall,
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And they saw all the sadness,    through the crystal wall.

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A princess lay a-sleeping     so gentle and kiiiind
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Whilst her prince took to battle     with his confused mind.

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The clash of bright metal      brought the children feeear,
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But their cloaks of blue satin     dried up all of these tears.

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Thus children held hands and    they spelled out their naaaame
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All the golden children      became a golden chain.

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It lies on a white throne    in a magic plaaace
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With a tunic of velvet      and a gown of white lace.

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My sword, it lies broken and cast in a laaake
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In a dream I was told that      my princess would wake.
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