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Alas I Cannot Swim  Laura Marling

[G]there's a house over the river b[C]ut alas i cannot [G]swim
[G]and a garden of such beauty that[D] the flowers seem to grin
[G]there's a house over the river b[C]ut alas i cannot [G]swim
[G]ill live my life regretting that[D] i never jumped i[G]n

[C]  [G]  [C]  [G]  [C]  [G]  [G]                         
[G]there's a boy over the river wit[C]h short black cur[G]ly hair
[G]he wants to be my lover and i wa[D]nt to be his peer
[G]there's a boy over the river but[C] alas i cannot sw[G]im
[G]i never will get to put my arms [D]around him       [G]

[C]  [G]  [C]  [G]  [C]  [G]  [G]                         
[G]there's a life up by the river t[C]hat was meant for[G] me
[G]instead i live my life in consta[D]nt misery
[G]there's a life across the river [C]but i do not [G]see
[G]why i should please those who'll[D] never b[G]e pleased
[C]  [G]  [C]  [G]  [C]  [G]  [G]                         
[Em]there is gold across the river [C]but i dont wan[Em]t none
[Em]there is gold across the river [C]but i dont wan[G]t none
[Em]gold is fleeting, [C]gold is fickle, [G]gold is fun
[Em]gold is fleeting, [D]gold is fickle, [G]gold is fun
[G]there is gold across the river b[C]ut i dont want[G] none
[G]i would rather be driving being held up[C] by a golden gun
[G]saying work more, [G]earn more, [C]live more, [G]have more fun
[G]saying work more, [G]earn more, [C]live more, [G]have more fun
[G]saying work more, [G]earn more, [C]live more, [G]have more fun
To end the song strum each chords once in this order: GGCG

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