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168 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
3.   "0 why do you go, my lover?" she cried;
"0 why do you go so early? 0 stay, I pray, till the moon shall arise
Because I love you dearly, So dearly, so dearly,
Because I love you dearly; 0 stay, I pray, till the moon shall arise
Because I love you dearly."
4.     She took his horse by the bridle rein
And she led him to the stable: "Here's oats and corn for you,1 young man;
To feed your horse we're able, We're able, we're able,
To feed your horse we're able; Here's oats and corn for you, young man;
To feed your horse we're able."
5.     She took him by the lily-white hand
And she led him to the table: "Here's cake and wine for you, young man ;
To eat and drink we're able, We're able, we're able,
To eat and drink we're able; Here's cake and wine for you, young man; To eat and drink we're able."
6.   "0 when do we wed, my lover?" she cried;
"0 what is the need to tarry?" "When corn grows on a white-oak tree
It is then, my love, we'll marry, We'll marry, we'll marry,
It is then, my love, we'll marry; When corn grows on a white-oak tree It is then, my love, we'll marry."
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