English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians

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The Keys of Heaven
4  I don't accept your little red shawl, Nor I'll not dance with the ladies all, And I won't marry you, etc.
5   I'll give to you the keys of my desk,
And you shall have money when you request, If you will marry me, etc.
6   I will accept the keys of your desk, And I'll take money at my request, And I will marry you, etc.
7   If you love money and don't love me Oury love will never agree,
Nor I won't marry you, O you, Nor I won't marry you.
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2   I will not accept any paper of pins, If that is the way that love begins, And I won't marry, marry, marry you, And I won't marry you.
3   I will give to you the key to my desk, That you can get money at free access, If you will marry, marry, marry me,
If you will marry me.
4  I will accept of the key of your desk, If I can get money at free access, And I will marry, marry, marry you, And I will marry you.
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