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84 AMERICAN BALLADS AND SONGS
She reared, she kicked, she faunched, she flinched,
She hit him over the eye, eye; She reared, she kicked, she faunched, she flinched,
She hit him over the eye.
He went to watch the speckled hen,
For fear she'd lay astray, astray; And he forgot the skein of yarn
That she spun every day; And he forgot the skein of yarn
That she spun every day.
Old Father Grumble coming in
And looking very sad, sad, Old Mother Grumble clapped her hands
And said that she was very glad, glad; Old Mother Grumble clapped her hands
And said that she was very glad.
37 GUY FAWKES
I'll tell you a doleful tragedyŚ Guy Fawkes, the prince of sinisters,
Who once blew up the House of Lords, The King and all his ministers;
That is, he would have blown them up, And we would ne'er forget him,