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Intro
1a.
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-1~-1-11-2~-2-22-3~-3-33-1~-1-11-----------------|
E|---------------------------------1~-1-11-1~-1-11-|

1b
G|-------------------------------------|
D|---------11-333-111--------111-------|
A|-111-444------------44-111-----44-1x-|
E|-------------------------------------|

Verse
"I beg your pardon..."
2.
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------1-5-51-3----------0-3-30---0-3-30-|
A|-------------------------------------3----------3-0-03-1--------1--------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"When you take you gotta give..."
3.
G|---0-3-30---0-3-30-------------------2-5-52---2-5-52--------------------|
D|-1--------1----------1---1---1---1-3--------3----------0-3-30-----------|
A|-------------------3---3---3---3---------------------1--------1x--------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"I could promise you things..."
4.
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------333300--------5-5------5-5-33333333-33333333-|
A|-11111111-11111111-1111111-1------11-33336-6--33336-6--------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"When it's sweet talking you could make it come true"
5.
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------333300--------5-5------5-5-33333333-331100---|
A|-11111111-11111111-1111111-1------11-33336-6--33336-6-----------------33-|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
"So, smile for a while..."
6.
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------11111111-3x--------|
A|-33333333----------55555555----------33333333-33333333--------------------|
E|----------11111111----------33333333--------------------------------------|

Outro
"I beg your pardon..."
7.
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---1-5-51-3----------0-3-30---0-3-30---1-5-51-3----------0-3-30---0-3-30-|
A|-3----------3-0-03-1--------1--------3----------3-0-03-1--------1--------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

8.
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-1~-1-11-2~-2-22-3~-3-33-1~-1-11-----------------11111111-1x--------|
E|---------------------------------1~-1-11-1~-1-11--------------------|

Verse
"I could sing you a tune and promise you the moon..."
9.
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------333300--------5-5------5-5-33333333-33333333-|
A|-11111111-11111111-1111111-1------11-33336-6--33336-6--------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"So look before you leap still waters run deep..."
10.
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------333300--------5-5------5-5-33333333-331100---|
A|-11111111-11111111-1111111-1------11-33336-6--33336-6-----------------33-|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
"So, smile for a while..."
11.
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------11111111-3x--------|
A|-33333333----------55555555----------33333333-33333333--------------------|
E|----------11111111----------33333333--------------------------------------|

Outro
"I beg your pardon..."
12.
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---1-5-51-3----------0-3-30---0-3-30---1-5-51-3----------0-3-30---0-3-30-|
A|-3----------3-0-03-1--------1--------3----------3-0-03-1--------1--------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"When you take you gotta give..."
13.
G|---0-3-30---0-3-30-------------------2-5-52---2-5-52--------------------|
D|-1--------1----------1---1---1---1-3--------3----------0-3-30-----------|
A|-------------------3---3---3---3---------------------1--------1x--------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

14a.
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-1~-1-11-2~-2-22-3~-3-33-1~-1-11-----------------|
E|---------------------------------1~-1-11-1~-1-11-|

14b
G|-------------------------------------|
D|---------11-333-111--------111-------|
A|-111-444------------44-111-----44-1x-|
E|-------------------------------------|


Lyrics:

I beg your pardon I never promised you a rose garden
ran along with the sunshine there's gotta be a little rain sometime.
When you take you gotta give so live and let live and let go oh oh oh oh
I beg your pardon I never promised you a rose garden

I could promise you things like big diamond rings
but I don't find roses growin' on stalks of clover
so you better think it over.
When it's sweet talking you could make it come true
I would give you the world right now on a silver platter
but what would it matter.

So smile for a while and let's be jolly love shouldn't be so melancholy
Come along and share the good times while we can.

I could sing you a tune and promise you the moon 
but if that's what it takes to hold you I'd just as soon let you go
but there's one thing I want you to know.
So look before you leap still waters run deep
and there won't always be someone to pull you out.
And you know what I'm talking about.    
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