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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana
(Child, No. 3)
Only one variant of this ballad has been found in Indiana. It closely resembles the A, B, and C texts of Child.
For American texts, see Barry, Eckstorm, and Smyth, p. 11 (one variant); Davis, p. 61 (one variant); Pound, Ballads, p. 48 (one variant); Journal, XXIV, 344; XXX, 285; Creighton, Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia, pp. 1-2.
"The False Fidee." Communicated by Miss Lucile Wilkin, of Conners-ville, Indiana. Learned in this state from the singing of Mrs. Chester A. Porter, now of Lawrenceville, Illinois. October 5, 1935. With music.

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