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28         Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
6. "Now, kind friends, my song is done, Fom a nomanee, cast nomanee; I hope I've not offended one.
Keely ope, keely ope, patalai, patempali, Fom a nomanee, cast nomanee."
No title given. Communicated by Mrs. Mary J. Shriver, of East St. Louis, Illinois. January 24, 1936.
1. "Go make for me a cambric shirt,
Rose merry and time,2
Without seam or needlework;
Then you shall be true lover of mine.
2.    "Go buy for me an acre of land,
Rose merry and time, Between the salt water and the sea sand; Then you shall be true lover of mine.
3.   "...........................
Plant it all o'er with one grain of corn; Then you shall be true lover of mine."
2 Rosemary and thyme ?

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