She gave her little child a name
A ward of welfare she became
And then one day she met a man
Digging through the trash for cans

Charity, chastity, prudence, and hope

It was his aluminum
That attracted her to him
And quite a day there did unfold
Turning garbage into gold

Charity, chastity, prudence, and hope

She took that money in a trunk
And bought a bunch of worthless junk
And now they're back where they began
Digging through the trash for cans

Charity, chastity, prudence, and hope
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Charity, Chastity, Prudence, And Hope Lyrics

Husker Du – Charity, Chastity, Prudence, And Hope Lyrics

Songwriters: LORENZ HART
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