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Leonard Cohen - One of Us Cannot Be Wrong


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Intro:

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I lit a thin green candle
 
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to make you jealous of me
         

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But the room just filled up with mosquitos
      
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they heard that my body was free
     
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Then I took the dust of a long sleepless night
       
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and I put it in your little shoe
      
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And then I confess that I tortured the dress
          
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that you wore for the world to look through   

    

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I showed my heart to the doctor
 
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he said I just have to quit
      

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Then he wrote himself a prescription
     
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and your name was mentioned in it
      
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Then he locked himself in a library shelf
          
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with the details of our honeymoon
       
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And I hear from the nurse that he's gotten
                     
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much worse and his practice is all in a ruin   

   

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I heard of a saint who had loved you
       
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so I studied all night in his school
    

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He taught that the duty of lovers
       
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is to tarnish the golden rule
           
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And just when I was sure that his teachings
               
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were pure he drowned himself in the pool
     
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His body is gone but back here on the lawn
      
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his spirit continues to drool   
Bridge:
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An Eskimo showed me a movie
      
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he'd recently taken of you
     

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The poor man could hardly stop shivering
     
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his lips and his fingers were blue
      
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I suppose that he froze when the wind
                          
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took your clothes and I guess he just never got warm
          
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But you stand there so nice, in your blizzard of ice
           
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oh please let me come into the storm  

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