"By the Sword" as written by Saul Hudson and Andrew Stockdale....
With the horses that you ride,
And the feelings left inside,

Comes a time you need to leave all that behind,
Well they claim they'd like to know,
And they'll fight you there to go,
And they're gatherin' around for all the show,

Well there is a reward,
To live and die by the sword,
Well they tried to complicate you,
But you left it all behind,
All the worldly possessions,
Are left for recollections,
And finally it's all gone!

They're releasing all the hounds,
What is lost can still be found,
When you're walking with your fear down on the ground,
Well there's those who choose to run
Following the setting sun,
And now it seems the journey's has begun,

Well there is a reward,
To live and die by the sword,
Well they tried to complicate you,
But you left it all behind,
All the worldly possessions,
Are left for recollections,
And finally it's all gone!

With the horses that you ride,
And the feelings left inside,
There's a time you need to leave it all behind,

Well there is no reward,
To live and die by the sword,
Well they tried to complicate you,
But you left it all behind,
All the worldly possessions,
Are left for recollections,
And finally it's all gone!


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"By the Sword" as written by Andrew Stockdale Saul Hudson

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentC'mon nobody like this song whats up with you all. i think this song is about what actions you put in to this world will eventually catch up with you in a negative or posotive way, who knows?
    Patriotfan101on December 07, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionI like this song ver much.
    I think it is about principles in life.
    You have to be truth to yourself even if you be left alone.
    Not that I agree 100% qith this. But the guitar is awsome and the voices too.
    ArquiKakion August 26, 2014   Link
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    TranslationI think it says: "all worthly possessions"
    ArquiKakion August 26, 2014   Link

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