A Long Way Down From Stephanie

Album: Bedsitter Images (1967)
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  • Maid, truly I see now it must be a long way down
    And with love's bud shorn
    Now must all dalliance hither crumble and wither
    Oh strange, methought it strange
    Thou couldst deprive me of my crown
    And my freedom that thou cast upon me as
    Litter bears fruit of bitter strain

    And I would go forsooth to the dragon's tooth
    If thus a chance were gained
    To resurrect that part of your wanton heart
    To whose grave my own is chained

    And hold, ere thou dost go
    Were not thy moments gilded too
    And in honesty didst thou not measure for measure
    Countenance pleasure
    Cold were't thou so cold
    This in thy mind be frozen too

    And will not Spring be reborn
    But might the sun thaw the frost here
    That all be not lost herein

    And I would rather, zounds
    It were hell's own hounds
    Whose foul breath upon my face
    Did portent my doom, than to bear the gloom
    Of a world stripped of thy grace

    And so in truth I know
    Yes it will be a long way down
    And if go thou must, ere we should meet accidental
    Prithee be gentle
    And though distant now
    Perchance the hand of time may soothe
    And though lost at six, if I should live to be seven
    I might forget Stephanie Writer/s: ALISTAIR IAN STEWART
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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  • Ericka from Mayodan,I would love 2 know the lyrics to this song, as i share the name Stephanie with it, lol Anyone who does know the lyrics, please post them here or suggest where i can purchase this song. Thank you so much. Sincerely, Stephanie aka Ericka36
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