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162 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
10.   "0 no, I will not be as good as my word,
Nor half so good as to take you on board, For she's sunk into the lowland, lonesome, low, For she's sunk into the Lowland Sea."
11.   "If it wasn't for the love I have for your men,
I would serve you just as I've served them; I would sink you in the lowland, lonesome, low, I would sink you in the Lowland Sea."
12.     He turned upon his back, and down sank he,
Bidding adieu to the Turkish "Shiveree," As he sank into the lowland, lonesome, low, As he sank into the Lowland Sea.
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"The Lowland Sea." Contributed by Mrs. T. M. Bryant, of Evans-ville, Indiana. Vanderburg County. November 14, 1935.
1.     There was a jolly ship that sailed upon the sea; It went by the name of the Irish Augeree, And it sailed on the lowland, lonesome, low,
Yes, it sailed on the lonesome sea.
2.     There was another ship that sailed upon the sea; It went by the name of the Weeping Willow Tree, As it sailed upon the lowland, lonesome, low,
As it sailed upon the lonesome sea.
3.     Up steps a sailor boy, saying, "What will you give me If I will sink the old Irish Augeree?
I can sink her in the lowland, lonesome, low; I can sink her in the lonesome sea."
4 "I will give you gold and I will give you fee;
Besides, my oldest daughter your wedded wife shall be If you will sink her in the lowland, lonesome, low, If you'll sink her in the lonesome sea."








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