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American Ballads and Folk Songs
Where does she live, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? Where does she live, charming Billy? She lives on the hill, forty miles from the mill, She's a young thing and cannot leave her mammy!
Did she ask you in, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? Did she ask you in, charming Billy? Yes, she asked me in with a dimple in her chin, She's a young thing and cannot leave her mammy!
Did she take your hat, etc?
Yes, she took my hat and she threw it at the cat, etc
Did she set you a chair, etc?
Yes, she set me a chair, but the bottom wasn't there, etc
How old is she, etc?
She's twice six, twice seven, three times twenty and eleven, etc
How tall is she, etc?
She's tall as a pine and straight as a vine, etc
Can she fry a dish of meat, etc?
Yes, she can fry a dish of meat as fast as you can eat, etc
Can she make a loaf of bread, etc?
She can make a loaf of bread with her nightcap on her head, etc
Can she bake a cherry pie, etc?
She can bake a cherry pie, in the twinkling of an eye, etc
Can she bake a punkin well, etc?
She can bake a punkin well, you can tell it by its smell, etc
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