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POPULAR SONGS.                         91
For she had another [beau] bo. Wid cole black eyes and shiney hair,
Around her neck did steal; She was de prido of dis nigger's care,
My charming Sussa Teill. Wid cole black eyes and shiney hair,
Around her neck would steal; Wich early learn't dis heart to lub,
My pretty Sussa Teill.
THE HENPECK'D NIGGA.
Afore I got married how jolly was I,
I had nuffin to do but to work, But now I'm spliced I could set down an cry,
For she uses me worse den a Turk. She makes me wash dishes an hang out de clothes,
An den 1 mus sweep out de room, An if I but grumbles she flattens my nose,
Or else breaks my head wid de broom. Oh, dear, what a terrible life. Does a poor darky lead what's got a bad wife.
Toder day she went out, an she brought in some tripe, An told me to fry it quite brown, T was gwoin to say no, when she fotch'd me wipe;
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