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NUMBER AND CLASSIFICATION.
73
"The Ole Ark."
Chorus Oh, the ole ark's a-movering, movering, movering, The ole ark's a-movering, And I'm going home. The ole ark she reel, The ole ark she rock,.
The ole ark she landed on the mountain top, Oh, the ole ark's a-movering, movering, movering, The ole ark's a-movering, And I'm going home.
1.   You see that sister dress so fine, She ain't got Jesus in her mind.
Chorus Oh, the ole ark's a-movering, etc.
2.   There ain't but the one thing grieve my mind, Sister's gone to heaven and a-left me behind.
Chorus Oh, the ole ark's a-movering, etc.
"Little David."
Chorus Little David play on your harp,
Hallelu', hallelu'. Little David play on your harp,
Hallelu'.
1.   Joshua was the son of Nun,
He never would quit, till the work was done.
Chorus Little David play on your harp, etc.
2.   I tell you once, I tell you twice,
There are sinners in hell for shooting dice.
Chorus Little David play on your harp, fete.








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