Son, son, we've got to run away from inheritance
Son, son, I must allow you to learn of sustenance

None of you will ever see a penny
Of my ill-begotten wealth
Stick around
You will see a rich man cry

I wish, I wish for you a lifetime of labour
Hard days make peaceful nights

None of you will ever see a penny
Of my ill-begotten wealth
Stick around
You will see a rich man cry


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    General CommentI see an old man dying, explaining to his children why they don't get any of his money.
    cadylinon September 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIll-begotten wealth?

    I suppose the old, dying man amassed is fortune in an unhonest way. He now realizes his sins and refuses his family to benefit from his wrongdoing.

    The old man wants his family to lead honest lives.
    annematronicalon October 13, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Ill-begotten wealth"

    Sounds just like

    "Ill-gotten gain"
    laurelinwyntreon October 13, 2007   Link

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