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Les Miserables the Bishop from the weary. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Verse 120 bpm
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Artist: Les Miserables
Song: The Bishop
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYUYhH6NpvU
BPM: 120
Tabbed by: aaron_wacker

[Intro]
Am     C

[Verse 1]
Am                   F
Come in sir for you are weary
C                         C
And the night is cold out there
C                         C                             
Though our lives are very humble
Dm      Ab      C#m     F
What we have we have to share
C        Am           G       Em
There is wine here to revive you
Am           C
There is bread to make you strong
C                            C                     Em
There’s a bed to rest till morning
Dm               C#m          C                   C#m
Rest from pain and rest from wrong

[Verse 2]
C#m                     C#m
Let me eat my fill
C#m                     C#m
I have my lying share
C#m                     C#m
The silver in his hand 
C#m                C#m
cost twice what I had earned
F#m                  F#m                         
In all those nineteen years
F#m                  F#m
that lifetime of despair
Ab                                      Dm
And yet he trusted me
Dm                     Dm
The old fool trusted me
Dm
He’d done his bit of good
F                                                      Dm    
I played the grateful serf, and thanked him like I should
Eb                     G
But when the house was still
                Eb
I got up in the night
F#m           Am
Took the silver
        Dm             C                F              C#m     G
Took my flight!

[Instrumental]
C                   G
C         B 

[Verse 3]
Em                      C      
Tell his reverence your story
G         
Let us see if he’s impressed
C#m
You were lodging there last night
C
You were the honest Bishop’s guest.
Em
And then, out of Christian goodness
Dm
When he learned about your plight
C#m                                           C        B
You maintain he made a present of this silver -That is right.

[Verse 4]
C               G         G
But my friend you left so early
C                             C
Surely something slipped your mind
G                       G
You forgot I gave these also
F                        B
Would you leave the best behind?
B            Em
So Messieurs you may release him
G
For this man has spoken true
Em                     Em
I commend you for your duty
Em                 B       Em
May God’s blessing go with you.

[Verse 5]
Am                 C   F           Am
But remember this, my brother
Am                   C
See in this some higher plan
C                          C      Eb      G
You must use this precious silver
Dm           C#m    F
To become an honest man
Am     F              Dm
By the witness of the martyrs
Am            Am       C
By the Passion and the Blood
C                         Dm
God has raised you out of darkness
C#m                         Am          F#m        Am
I have bought your soul for God!

            
            
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