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MANY THOUSAND GO*
"A song to which the rebellion has actually given rise. This was composed by nobody knows whom . . . and has been sung in secret, . . The peck of corn and the pint of salt were slavery rations."
No more peck of corn for me, no more, no morej No more peck of corn for me, many thousand go.
No more driver's lash for me, etc.
No more pint of salt for me, etc.
No more hundred lash for me, etc.
No more mistress call for me, etc.
LAY DIS BODY DOWN t






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