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Offline Robert

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Lay Down That Sword and Shield!
« on: April 23, 2005, 03:17:40 AM »
Down By the Riverside
 
 

Gonna lay down my sword and shield
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna lay down my sword and shield
Down by the riverside
Ain't gonna study war no more.

refrain

I ain't gonna study war no more,
I ain't gonna study war no more,
Study war no more.
I ain't gonna study war no more,
I ain't gonna study war no more,
Study war no more.

Gonna stick my sword in the golden sand;
Down By the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna stick my sword in the golden sand
Down by the riverside
Gonna study war no more.

refrain

Gonna put on my long white robe;
Down By the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna put on my long white robe; Down by the riverside
Gonna study war no more.

refrain

Gonna put on my starry crown; Down By the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna put on my starry crown;
Down by the riverside
Gonna study war no more.

refrain

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Re: Lay Down That Sword and Shield!
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2005, 04:10:15 AM »
Pretty ironic considering your avatar! I suppose you're lucky it's not a sword! ;)
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Re: Lay Down That Sword and Shield!
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2012, 10:09:42 PM »
Pretty ironic considering your avatar! I suppose you're lucky it's not a sword! ;)

You bet.
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Re: Lay Down That Sword and Shield!
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2012, 10:54:50 PM »
Down By the Riverside
 
 

Gonna lay down my sword and shield
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna lay down my sword and shield
Down by the riverside
Ain't gonna study war no more.

refrain

I ain't gonna study war no more,
I ain't gonna study war no more,
Study war no more.
I ain't gonna study war no more,
I ain't gonna study war no more,
Study war no more.

Gonna stick my sword in the golden sand;
Down By the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna stick my sword in the golden sand
Down by the riverside
Gonna study war no more.

refrain

Gonna put on my long white robe;
Down By the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna put on my long white robe; Down by the riverside
Gonna study war no more.

refrain

Gonna put on my starry crown; Down By the riverside
Down by the riverside
Down by the riverside
Gonna put on my starry crown;
Down by the riverside
Gonna study war no more.

refrain


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Re: Lay Down That Sword and Shield!
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2012, 10:58:11 PM »
Thrd Rsrrctn!
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