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54 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
3.   "There is an old horse in yonder lane,"
0 Billy McGee, McGaw; "There is an old horse in yonder lane,"
0 Billy McGee, McGaw. "There is an old horse in yonder lane Whose body has been lately slain," And they all flapped their wings and cried:
"Caw! Caw! Caw!" And they all flapped their wings and cried: "0 Billy McGee, McGaw!"
4.   "We'll sit upon his old dry bones,"
0 Billy McGee, McGaw; "We'll sit upon his old dry bones,"
0 Billy McGee, McGaw. "Well sit upon his old dry bones And pick his eyes out one by one," And they all flapped their wings and cried:
"Caw! Caw! Caw!" And they all flapped their wings and cried: "0 Billy McGee, McGaw!"
5.     0 maybe you think there's another verse,
0 Billy McGee, McGaw; 0 maybe you think there's another verse,
0 Billy McGee, McGaw. 0 maybe you think there's another verse,
BUT THERE ISN'T! !
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"The Three Grows." Contributed by Mrs. Charles R. Emery, of Bloom-ington, Indiana. Monroe County. November 26, 1935.
1. There were three crows sat on a tree, Bally way wiggle de dum da; They were black as black could be, Bally way wiggle de dum da.