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8 AMERICAN BALLADS AND SONGS
Saying, "Bring to me those beautiful cheeks, If her name be Barbery Allen."
So he arose and he left the room Where she'd been lately dwelling,
Saying, "You've been called upon this eve, If your name be Barbery Allen."
Then she arose and went to the room
Where Jimmy was a-lying, And these were the words she seemed to say:
"Young man, I think you're dying."
"That's so, that's so, my love," said he,
"I'm in a low condition; One kiss from you would comfort me
If your name be Barbery Allen."
v"One kiss from me you'll never receive Although you are a-dying"; And every tongue did seem to say "Hard-hearted Barbery Allen."
"0 don't you remember a long time ago,
Way down in yonder tavern, Where you drank your health to the ladies all,
But you slighted Barbery Allen? "
" Yes, I remember a long time ago, Way down in yonder tavern,






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