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AMERICAN BALLADS AND SONGS 83
" But don't forget the jar of cream That stands within the frame, frame;
And don't forget the fat in the pot, Or it will go into flame, flame;
And don't forget the fat in the pot, Or it will all go into flame.
"Don't forget the muley-cow,
For fear she will go dry, dry; And don't forget the little pigs
That lie within the sty, sty; And don't forget the little pigs
That he within the sty.
" Don't forget the speckled hen,
For fear she'll lay astray, astray; And don't forget the skein of yarn
That I spin every day, day; And don't forget the skein of yarn
That I spin every day."
He went to churn the jar of cream
That stood within the frame, frame; And he forgot the fat in the pot,
And it all went into flame, flame; And he forgot the fat in the pot,
And it all went into flame.
He went to milk the muley-cow, For fear she would go dry, dry;






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