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Where James and John had asked to stand
two criminals would hang,
one on the left, one on the right,
while passing crowds harangue.

They did not know the consequence
of what they asked that day,
that those who sided with this man
might die the self-same way.

Verses 3-4 follow

Metre: CM


Andrew Pratt (born 1948)

Words © 19/9/2012 Stainer & Bell Ltd, London, England,

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