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Super flumina Babylonis


Super flumina Babylonis illic sedimus
et flevimus dum recordaremur tui, Sion:
in salicibus in medio eius, suspendimus organa nostra.


By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down,
yea, we wept when we remembered thee, O Sion.
And in the midst of the willows we hung up our harps.

Psalm 136 (137): 1-2
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    (I'm trying to pray more for Lent, so if you have any prayer requests feel free to drop them in the comments.)

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I find that Boney M's has superseded all other versions in my mind's ear.
It's irresistibly catchy; I have it running in my head on continuous loop now. One of the great hits of its era and deservedly so.