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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana           201
4.     Last night my lover promised me
He'd take me across the deep blue sea; But now he's gone and left me alone, Poor orphan girl to weep and mourn.
5.     Go dig my grave both wide and deep;
Place a marble slab at my head and feet. Place o'er my eyebrow a snow-white dove To prove to the world that I died for love.
D
"The Butcher Boy." Contributed by Miss June Falls, of Oakland City, Indiana. Gibson County. Secured from her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mason, of Mifflin, Indiana. Crawford County. May 12, 1935. Eight stanzas.
E
"The Butcher Boy." Contributed by Mrs. Dora Ward, of Princeton, Indiana. Gibson County. April 26, 1935. Eight stanzas.
F
"The Butcher Boy." Contributed by Mrs. Harry Holderbaugh, of Oak­land City, Indiana. Gibson County. February 10, 1935. Three stanzas.
G
"The Butcher Boy." Contributed by Mr. James McGregor, of Oakland City, Indiana. Gibson County. January 29, 1935. Two stanzas,
H
"The Butcher Boy.n Contributed by Mrs. Hiram Enlow, of Oakland City, Indiana. Gibson County. March 3, 1935. Four stanzas.
I
"The Butcher Boy." Contributed by Mrs. Elvira Ihirham, of Oakland City, Indiana. Gibson County. March SO, 19S5. Six stanzas.








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