Folk Songs from the Southern Highlands - online songbook

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3. Them two sisters going down .stream, Jelly flower jan;
The rose marie; The jury hangs o'er The rose marie.
4. The oldest pushed the youngest in? Jelly flower jan;
The rose marie; The jury hangs o'er The rose marie.
5.  She made a fiddle out of her bones, Jelly flower jan;
The rose marie; The jury hangs o'er The rose marie.
6. She made the screws out of her fingers, Jelly flower jan;
The rose marie; The jury hangs o'er The rose marie.
7.  She made the strings out of her hair, Jelly flower jan;
The rose marie; The jury hangs o'er The rose marie.
8. The first string says, "Yonder sets my sister on a rock Jelly flower jan;            [tvmg OI"a true-love's knot." The rose marie;
The jury hangs o'er The rose marie.
9.  The next string says, "She pushed me in the deep Jelly flower jan;                                              fso far." The rose marie;
The jury hangs o'er The rose marie.
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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III