The Ames Brothers

Good King Wenceslas(Chords)

The Ames Brothers

Key: F

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Verse 1:

F Good King Wenceslas looked out F On the feast of Stephen F When the snow lay round about C F Deep and crisp and even Brightly shown the moon that night C F Though the frost was cruel C When a poor man came in sight F C F Gathering winter fuel

Verse 2:

F Hither, page, and stand by me Bb F If thou know it telling: F Yonder peasant, who is he? F Where and what his dwelling? F Sire, he lives a good league hence Bb Underneath the mountain F Right against the forest fence F By Saint Agnes fountain

Verse 3:

F Bring me flesh, and bring me wine F Bring me pine logs hither F Thou and I will see him dine Bb F When we bear the thither F Page and monarch, forth they went F Forth they went together C Through the rude wind's wild lament F And the bitter weather

Verse 4:

F Sire, the night is darker now Bb F And the wind blows stronger F Fails my heart, I know not how Bb F I can go no longer C F Ark my footsteps my good page C F Tread thou in them boldly: C Thou shalt find the winter's rage F Bb C Freeze thy blood less coldly

Verse 5:

F In his master's step he trod F Where the snow lay dented F Heat was in the very sod C F Which the saint had printed F Therefore, Christian men, be sure C Wealth or rank possessing F Ye who now will bless the poor C Bb F C F Shall yourselves find ble-essing

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