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94 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
2.   "My father will shoe my pretty little feet;
My mother will glove my hand. And she will kiss my red rosy cheeks When you are in a foreign land,
3.   "My love is like the turtle dove
That flies from vine to vine; She mourns the loss of her own truelove As I do mourn for mine/'
"My Lady's Slipper." Contributed by Mr. Charles Kelsey, of Evans­ville, Indiana. Vanderburg County. September 6, 1935.
1. "Who will shoe my pretty little feet?
Who will glove my lily-white hand? Who will kiss my red rosy lips
When you are in a distant land?"
2. "Then adieu, adieu, kind friends, adieu; I can no longer stay with you. I'll hang my harp on a weeping willow tree And bid this world go well with thee."
No title given. Contributed by Mrs. Hettie Lomax, of Evansville, Indiana. Vanderburg County. November 22, 1935.
1.   "0 who will shoe your feet, my dear,
And who will glove your hand? And who will kiss your pretty rosy lips When Pm in a foreign land?"
2.   "My father he will shoe my feet;
My mother will glove my hand; But you will kiss my rosy red lips When you return again."

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