Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

300 traditional songs, inc sheet music with full piano accompaniment & lyrics.

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OUR FAMILIAR SONGS.
again the waters upon them, but the children of Israel went on dry land in the midst of the sea," Tom Cooke pulled his coat-tail gently, and whispered, " It's lucky for you that they did, or you would not have been singing here." Braham was a wag himself, as well as a fine mimic. Catalini was in the height of her glory at the time I write of, and the great singer off the stage would walk about the room saying: " You see dis brooch ¥ De Em­peror of Austria gave me dis. You see dese earrings 1 De Emperor of Russia gave me dese. You see dis ring 7 De Emperor Napoleon gave me dis," etc. Mr. Braham would quietly circle round the room saying in her very tone, " You see dis umbrella ¥ De Em­peror of China gave me dis. You see dese teeth ? De King of Tuscany gave me dese."
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