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Farewell To Nova Scotia  Gordon Lightfoot

The [A]sun was sinking down in the west
The [F#m]birds were singing on every tree
All n[A]ature s[E]eemed to be at rest
But [F#m]still there w[D]as no r[C#m]est for [F#m]me

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Farew[A]ell to Nova Scotia

The sea-bound coast
may your [F#m]mountains dark and dreary be
For when [A]I am far a[E]way

On the briny ocean tossed
Will you e[F#m]ver heave a s[D]igh
and a [C#m]wish for [F#m]me

I grieve to leave my native land
I grieve to leave my comrades all
And my aged loving parents whom I held so dear
And the bonny, bonny lass
who I do adore

I have three brothers and they are at rest
Their arms are folded on their chests
But a poor, weary sailor the likes of me
Must be tossed and forgotten
On the deep, blue sea

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