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The Crown of Roses

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When Je - sus Christ was yet

When Je - sus Christ was yet

When Je - sus Christ was yet

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When Je - sus Christ was yet

child

He had a

child

He had a

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He had a

fair,

fair,

Where - in He cher - ished

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child

Where in He cher - ished

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Where - in He cher - ished

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He had a

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child

gar

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Tenor 2

Music by: Tchaikovsky


Arranged by: Jason Pimblett

Where - in He cher - ished

ro - ses

ro - ses

ro - ses

ro - ses

fair,

fair,

and wove them

and wove them

and wove them

and wove them

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gar

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gar

wild,

wild,

wild,

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wild,

in - to

gar - lands there.

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in - to

gar - lands there.

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in - to

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gar - lands there.

in - to

Now

gar - lands there.

Now

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The Crown of Roses

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once,

as

once,

as

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once, as

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once,

sum - mer time

drew

sum - mer

time

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sum mer - time

drew

drew

on the

ro - ses

on the

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and see - ing

ro - ses

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and see - ing

ro - ses

on the

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and see - ing

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sum - mer - time

and see - ing

nigh, - There came

drew nigh,

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as

ro - ses

on the

nigh

nigh,

There came

There

troop

troop

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a

troop

came a

troop

tree,

tree,

of child - ren

by,

of child - ren

by,

of child - ren

by

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tree,

tree,

with shouts they plucked

of child - ren

by

them mer - ri - ly

with shouts they plucked them mer - ri - ly

with shouts they plucked

with shouts they plucked

them mer - ri - ly

them mer - ri - ly

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"Do

you bind

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in

your

hair?"

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"Do

you bind

ro - ses

in

your hair?"

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Do you bind

ro - ses

in

your hair?"

Do you bind

ro - ses

in

your

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there.

in

scorn

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to

They cried in scorn to

there.

Je - sus

They cried in scorn to

Je - sus

They cried in scorn to

Je - sus

The boy said hum - bly "Take I

pray,

The boy said hum - bly "Take I

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The boy said hum bly "Take I

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there.

hair

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there.

They cried

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The boy said hum - bly "Take I

pray"

pray

pray

All but the

All but the

na - ked thorns a - way"

na - ked thorns a - way"

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All but the

na - ked thorns a - way"

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All but the

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na - ked thorns a - way"

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Then of the thorns they made

a crown

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a crown

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with rough

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fin - gers pressed it

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rough

fin - gers

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And

And

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Then of the thorns they made

a crown, And

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Then of the thorns they made

a crown, And

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Then of thr thorns they made

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on his fore -head fair and youngRed drops of

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on his fore -head fair and youngRed drops of

with rough

with

with rough

fin - gers

blood

blood

pressed it

pressed it

down, Til'

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down, Til'

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down, Til'

Like

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fin - gers

pressed it

down, Til'

Like

ro - ses

sprung.

ro - ses

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sprung

on his fore -head fair and youngRed drops of

blood like

ro - ses sprung, Like

ro - ses

on his fore -head fair and youngRed drops of

blood like

ro - ses sprung, Like

ro - ses sprung

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