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The Yorkshire Bite
10. "Come back, come back," The wild robber did a-roar, "You can have your money back And ten times more."
Lye teller turn rag, Turn around tummy O!
11.  The boy rode on To his father's door; He jumped off
With a pump on the floor. Lye teller turn rag, Turn around tummy O!
iz. "Son, O son,
Has it come to occur That our old cow Has turmed to a horse?" Lye teller turn rag, Turn around tummy O!
13. "No, the wild robbers Robbed of my silver and gold
And while he was down picking up the loss, I jumped in his saddle, rode off with his horse.: Lye teller turn rag, Turn around tummy O!
14.  They come in the saddle To unfold
And out of the saddle
A thousand pounds of gold.
Lye teller turn rag,
Turn around tummy OI
15.  The boy jumped up With a pump on the floor, Says, "I got my money back And ten times more."
Lye teller turn rag, Turn around tummy OI
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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III