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186 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
12.   "There's music in the sound of bells
As o'er the hills we go; What a squeaking noise the runners make As they leave the frozen snow!"
13.    They rode to the door, and Charles jumped out
And gave his hand to her: "Why sit you there like a monument That has no power to stir?"
14.    He tore the mantle from her brow,
And the gold in her hair there shone; She was a cold and frozen corpse As cold and stiff as stone.
15.    He kissed her once, he kissed her twice;
He kissed her frozen brow; His thoughts ran back to where she said, "I'm growing warmer now."
"Charlotta." Contributed by Miss Edith Del Hopkins, of Boonville, Indiana. Warrick County. June 27,1935. Four stanzas.
"The Frozen Girl" Contributed by Mrs. D. Strouse, of Danville, In­diana. Hendricks County. December 13,1935. Two stanzas.
"Young Charlotte." Contributed by Mr. Clinton Huppert, of Dale, Indiana. Spencer County. November 11, 1935. Four stanzas. With music.

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