A human being strives for something great, considers
everyone he meets on his way
either as a means or a delay,
an obstacle, and I don't understand,
I don't understand.

His characteristic high-grade graciousness towards
his fellow man becomes possible once
[he has ordained his set of rules]?
So you take what you can
You take what you can

Meanwhile we're all down [2x]

His characteristic high-grade graciousness towards
his fellow man becomes possible once
[he has ordained his set of rules]?
And I am not your temporary resting place,
no, I am not some kind of temporary place.

(So take what you can)
Meanwhile we're all down (x4)

Bu I'll be here
while you're waiting
for devotion
Ooh, yeah.

Just as every means conceives the end,
it supports all his relations.
Towards others this type of man
knows solitude in what is most poisonous image.
So you take what you can,
and I'll take what I can
But I don't understand,
no, I don't understand

(So take what you can)
Meanwhile we're all down (x8)


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    General CommentYeah, it's not surprising that no one's commented on this. It's one of the few songs in the Trews repertoire that never really gets played at shows.
    It's so true, though.
    macchimoon May 25, 2009   Link

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