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138 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
11.   "No, I don't weep for gold," says she;
"Nor do I weep for fear, But I do weep for those two little babes That I left when I came on here."
12.     She hadn't been on board three weeks,
I'm sure it was not four, Until over the deck she sprang a leap,2 And her cries was heard no more.
13.   "0 cursed be all sailors3
And cursed be their men! They've deprived me of my liberty And brought my life to an end."
"The House Carpenter." Contributed by Mrs. A. J. Hopkins, of Boon-ville, Indiana. Warrick County. May 21, 1935. With music.
Sung by Mrs. Hopkins; noted by Mrs. Johnson

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