Victim to the Tomb
Written by John Duffey
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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D / / / |G / / / | It - was in the time of autumn, A / / / |D / / /| The gol - den leaves lay all around, D / / / |G / / /| That we laid our dear old father, |A / / / |D / / / A-way - be-neath the cold damp ground.

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|A / / / |D / / / |D / It seems - but a short time a-go, |A / / / |D / C / That he - was in his fullest bloo - oo-oom, |G / / / |D / / / But death - a-las has laid him low, |A / / / |D / / /| A-no - ther victim to the tomb.

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Many sad farewells were given, Many bitter tears were shed, Our sad hearts all beat with anguish, As he lay on his dying bed.

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On his savior's summons he was readied, On his journey home to go, And fearless drew near the dark valley, Washed in His blood whiter than snow.

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