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Sing Hey! For the Bath at Close of Day

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'''Sing Hey! For the Bath at Close of Day''' is a poem found within the chapter "[[A Conspiracy Unmasked]]" of ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]''.
==Context==
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:''Coming soon''
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==Text==
 
==Text==
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Sing hey! for the bath at close of day
 
Sing hey! for the bath at close of day
 
That washes the weary mud away!
 
That washes the weary mud away!
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as splashing Hot Water with my feet!
 
as splashing Hot Water with my feet!
 
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</poem>
 
==Analysis==
 
:''Coming soon''
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 07:51, 18 April 2011

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Sing Hey! For the Bath at Close of Day is a poem found within the chapter "A Conspiracy Unmasked" of The Fellowship of the Ring.

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Sing hey! for the bath at close of day
That washes the weary mud away!
A loon is he that will not sing:
O! Water Hot is a noble thing!

O! Sweet is the sound of falling rain,
and the brook that leaps from hill to plain;
but better than rain or rippling streams
is Water Hot that smokes and steams.

O! Water cold we may pour at need
down a thirsty throat and be glad indeed;
but better is Beer, if drink we lack,
and Water Hot poured down the back.

O! Water is fair that leaps on high
in a fountain white beneath the sky;
but never did fountain sound so sweet
as splashing Hot Water with my feet!

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