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218 AMERICAN BALLADS AND SONGS
106 THE SPANISH CABINEER
The Spanish cabineer stood under a tree And on his gautar played a tone, dear,
The music so sweet I often repeat,
Remember what I say and be true, dear.
Say darling, say, when I am far away, Sometime you may think of me, dear.
Bright sunny days, will soon pass away, Remember what I say and be true, dear.
Off to the war, to the war I must go, To fight for my country and you, dear,
And if I should fall, in vain I would call, For blessings on you and my country.
When the war is over, to you I'll return, Back to my country and you, dear;
But if I am slain you might seek me in vain, On the battlefield you will find me.
107
THE TWO DRUMMERS
Two drummers sat at dinner In a grand hotel one day,






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