Wait For It

  • Theodosia writes me a letter every day
    I'm keeping her bed warm while her husband is away
    He's on the British side in Georgia
    He's trying to keep the colonies in line
    But he can keep all of Georgia
    Theodosia, she's mine

    Love doesn't discriminate
    Between the sinners
    And the saints
    It takes and it takes and it takes
    And we keep loving anyway
    We laugh and we cry
    And we break
    And we make our mistakes
    And if there's a reason I'm by her side
    When so many have tried
    Then I'm willing to wait for it
    I'm willing to wait for it

    [Burr:]
    My grandfather was a fire and brimstone preacher
    ([Men:] Preacher, preacher, preacher)
    But there are things that the
    Homilies and hymns won't teach ya
    ([Men:] Teach ya, teach ya, teach ya)
    My mother was a genius
    ([Women:] Genius)
    My father commanded respect
    ([Men:] Respect, respect)
    When they died they left no instructions
    Just a legacy to protect

    [Burr/Ensemble:]
    Death doesn't discriminate
    Between the sinners and the saints
    It takes and it takes and it takes
    And we keep living anyway
    We rise and we fall
    And we break
    And we make our mistakes
    And if there's a reason I'm still alive
    When everyone who loves me has died
    I'm willing to wait for it (wait for it)
    I'm willing to wait for it

    Wait for it
    [Ensemble:]
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    [Burr:]
    I am the one thing in life I can control
    [Ensemble:]
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    [Burr:]
    I am inimitable
    I am an original
    [Ensemble:]
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    [Burr:]
    I'm not falling behind or running late
    [Ensemble:]
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    Wait for it
    [Burr:]
    I'm not standing still
    I am lying in wait
    [Ensemble:]
    Wait
    Wait
    Wait
    [Burr:]
    Hamilton faces an endless uphill climb
    [Ensemble:]
    Climb
    Climb
    Climb
    [Burr:]
    He has something to prove
    He has nothing to lose
    [Ensemble:]
    Lose
    Lose
    Lose
    Lose
    [Burr:]
    Hamilton's pace is relentless
    He wastes no time
    [Ensemble:]
    Time
    Time
    Time
    [Burr:]
    What is it like in his shoes?

    Hamilton doesn't hesitate
    He exhibits no restraint
    He takes and he takes and he takes
    And he keeps winning anyway
    He changes the game
    He plays and he raises the stakes
    And if there's a reason
    He seems to thrive when so few survive, then Goddamnit

    [Burr and Company:]
    I'm willing to wait for it (wait for it, wait for...)
    I'm willing to wait for it...

    Life doesn't discriminate
    Between the sinners and the saints
    It takes and it takes and it takes
    And we keep living anyway
    We rise and we fall and we break
    And we make our mistakes
    And if there's a reason I'm still alive
    When so many have died
    Then I'm willin' to
    [Burr:]
    Wait for it...
    [Women:]
    Wait for it...
    [Men:]
    Wait for it...
    [Burr:]
    Wait for it...
    [Women:]
    Wait for it...
    [Men:]
    Wait for it...
    [Women:]
    Wait for it...
    [Men:]
    Wait for it...
    [Women:]
    Wait for it...
    [Men:]
    Wait for it...
    [Women:]
    Wait for it...
    [Men:]
    Wait...

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