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Faint-heart And The Sermon

by Hammerfall. Buy album CD: Threshold

With my face drained of colour
And my brain of blood
Like Billy Budd
I'm lashed to the grating;
With senses growing duller
And with quaking heart
I make a start
At temperature equating
And my lungs suck useless air.
Like paraplegic dancers
In format
Ion team
My understanding seems
Hiidebound in it's movements,
Contemplating answers
That could break my bonds--
To be half wrong
Would be, in me, improvement...
But my comprehensive faculties are impaired.
And it seems absurd, but now all I've heard
Ades in empty words and is worthless
As the Human Laugh rocks the cenotaph
But the joke is half-true, and mirthless.
Trying to trace a reason
From the spinning words
But all I've heard
Seem at odds with their meanings,
Phonetically pleasing
But deliv
Ered in such haste
That in their place
My mind commences screaming.
On the verge of belief I crash onto the reef
And a cynical thief steals my senses,
So I cling to the pew with dimensions askew,
And recognition refuses present tenses.
All the lives
of the saints demonstrate that my faint
Is a minor complaint, but the end is
Nowhere in sight,
Why can't I find me a way to go?
I don't want to die in the nave,
But I know it may be with me some day
So I've got to find a way I can save up
My evergies, and find a cause to pray
So something for something
To which I can give my creed...
I'd gladly succumb to the wave,
If I thought the water taught a way to light;
I'd gladly succumb--I'm not brave,
And it's easy to believe what the preacher says
Except for the conflict raging between my head
And my brain.
I don't want to die, but just the same--
Some day....
Waiting for that moment
That I know will come
When I'll have to run
And find another sermon...
Everyman and Norman
And the talking priest--
Still, I am at least
Holding all the doors open.
Inside me all outside is shared.
As the cracked bells peal it all seems unreal
But the seventh seal stays unbroken
And the Offertory plate tenders no escape--
Still I refuse to scrape up a token
Of e
Steem for these false
Alleyways of the course;
I must try to divorce sense from sensing.
Tell me again,
Tell me the way to go.
So when I talk to myself
Although I take good care to listen
My heart grows ever more faint--
There's something missing?

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Album: Threshold (2006) Lyrics
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  1. A Louse Is Not A Home
  2. Act Five
  3. Act Four
  4. Act One
  5. Act Six
  6. Act Three
  7. Act Two
  8. Again
  9. An Oath Sworn In Hell
  10. Breakthrough
  11. C. Columbus
  12. Can I Call Your Heart A Home
  13. Candle
  14. Central Hotel
  15. Child
  16. Comfortable?
  17. Curtains
  18. Description
  19. Easy To Slip Away
  20. Empress's Clothes
  21. Faint-heart And The Sermon
  22. Faith In Me
  23. Ferret And Featherbird
  24. Film Noir
  25. Fireships
  26. Flight
  27. Fogwalking
  28. For The Ax
  29. Forsaken Gardens
  30. German Overalls
  31. Given Time
  32. Glue
  33. Golden Promises
  34. Happy
  35. Hesitation
  36. His Best Girl
  37. I Dream Wild Horses
  38. I Will Find You
  39. Imperial Zeppelin (chris Judge Smith)
  40. In Slow Time
  41. In The Black Room
  42. Incomplete Surrender
  43. Jeunesse D'oree
  44. Labour Of Love
  45. Losing Faith In Words
  46. Love Has A Face
  47. My Experience
  48. No More (the Submariner)
  49. Not Backing Down
  50. Now More Than Ever
  51. Oasis
  52. On Wings Of Vengeance
  53. Ophelia
  54. Out Oyster
  55. People You Were Going To
  56. Ragged Sky
  57. Re-awakening
  58. Red Shift
  59. Reprise
  60. Rock And Role
  61. Rubicon
  62. Sacrifice/The End
  63. Shingle Song
  64. Sign
  65. Sitting Targets
  66. Slender Threads
  67. Solitude
  68. Somewhere In The Night
  69. Stars Fall
  70. Stranger Still
  71. Summer Song (in The Autumn)
  72. Sunshine
  73. Tapeworm
  74. The Bastard Sapling
  75. The Birds
  76. The Blood-Ax Speaks
  77. The Dragon Is Summoned
  78. The Jargon King
  79. The Lie (bernini's St Theresa)
  80. The Marrow & The Bone
  81. The New King's Lament
  82. The Prophecy Has Two Meanings/Coronation
  83. The Spirit
  84. The Witch's Dance
  85. Thunder
  86. Time For A Change (chris Judge Smith)
  87. Time Heals
  88. Traintime
  89. Troll's March
  90. Tyrant Dies
  91. Vision
  92. What's It Worth?
  93. Wilhelmina
  94. You Should Have Slain Me
  95. Threshold
  96. The Fire Burns Forever
  97. Rebel Inside
  98. Natural High
  99. Dark Wings, Dark Words
  100. Howlin' With The Pac
  101. Shadow Empire
  102. Carved In Stone
  103. Reign Of The Hammer
  104. Genocide
  105. Titan


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