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The Wars of Germany
She went to the tailor's shop And dressed herself in man's array, And was off to an officer To carry her straight away.
Sing I am left alone,
Sing I am left alone.
" Good morning," says the officer,
And " Morning," says she, " Here's fifty guineas if you'll carry me To the wars of Germany." Sing I am left alone, Sing I am left alone.
11 Your waist is too slender, Your fingers are too small, I am afraid from your countenance You can't face a cannon ball." Sing I am left alone, Sing I am left alone.
11 My waist is not too slender, My fingers are not too small, And never would I quiver To face a cannon ball."
Sing I am left alone,
Sing I am left alone.
" We don't often 'list an officer Unless the name we know; " 205






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