Cortez the Killer
He came dancing across the water With his galleons and guns Looking for the new world And the palace in the sun On the shore lay Montezuma With his coca leaves and pearls In his halls, he often wandered With the secrets of the world And his subjects gathered 'round him Like the leaves around a tree In their clothes of many colors For the angry gods to see And the women all were beautiful And the men stood straight and strong They offered life in sacrifice So that others could go on Hate was just a legend And war was never known The people worked together And they lifted many stones And they carried them to the flat lands But they died along the way And they build up with their bare hands What we still can't do today And I know she's living there And she loves me to this day I still can't remember when Or how I lost my way He came dancing across the water Cortez, Cortez What a killer
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