by Wax Mannequin

Beware, beware

Take heed, take care

You set up shop in town

Old Hooper's shop burned down

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You should know out here

We have a way held dear

You're welcome to your own

But help the meek along

Believe, believe

My humble word is free

Good will's Augustus best

Insurance policy

But hope to fix the game for none but self and kin and clan

You'll falter as you tread upon the back of common man

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Beware, beware

Take care, take heed

You took the factory

Cut work and half their fee

Know idle hands

Undo the devil's plans

The water kept in stone

No better kept than thrown

I know it seems

A simple peasants dream

Why should you stray your steer

Your path to power's clear

Maybe what you've done you think will be for greater good

But that won't help you none when what you've done's been understood

Beware, beware

Take heed, take care

You've pumped our paper news

To sharp and shape our views

Your words are plain

My neighbour is to blame

If baker gets the farm

And farmer gets the grain

Till stones are cast

The sinless whip them back

But benevolent armed thugs

Can quell the peasant clash

So strut and trickle down upon the seething mass of men

But the moment you misstep I'll snag your tools upon my pen


Oh oh, oh oh

No no no no no

Beware beware

Take heed, take care

We'll come to you at night

And drag you to the square

Be wise, be wise

Come clean, retract your lies

Or else your temple slaves

Will set the place ablaze

Our compass is gone

All sense of right and wrong

We'll set ourselves to flame

So long as you get what comes

May take five of us for every single one of you

But that don't scare us none you're outgunned ninety nine to two

Your final soiree's a regal banquet in the mud

We'll pass the cup around and taste the metal in your blood

Metal in your blood

Beware, beware

Take heed and care my friends

When blood from death is fair

Our wait is at an end