Testo The World and His Wife (Live) – Elvis Costello

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Testo della canzone The World and His Wife (Live) di Elvis Costello
(Alternate Slower Version, Submitted by Craig Ciccone)

The family circle gathers ‘round from very far and near
To pass around the same remarks they passed away last year
The little girl you dangled on your knee without mishap
Stirs something in your memory and something in your lap

The juniper berry has a very deadly kiss
I would say that something here is very much amiss
But it’s a living and this is the life
For the world and his wife
The world and his wife

The kissing cousins step outside to cuddle and confess
She says sweet nothing at all, it’s much more of a mess
She says,
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