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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana            2Z1
3.      Then he rode up to Lady Mousie's den,
Uh-huh; Then he rode up to Lady Mousie's den; Says he, "Lady Mousie, may I come in?"
Uh-huh.
4.      Then he took Lady Mousie on his knee,
Uh-huh; Then he took Lady Mousie on his knee; Says he, "Lady Mousie, will you marry me?"
Uh-huh.
5.   "No, not without Uncle Rat's consent,"
Uh-huh; "No, not without Uncle Rat's consent, Would I marry the President." Uh-huh.
6.      Then Uncle Rat he grinned and smiled,
Uh-huh; Then Uncle Rat he grinned and smiled To think his niece would be a bride.
Uh-huh.
7.     Then Uncle Rat he rode to town,
Uh-huh; Then Uncle Rat he rode to town To buy his niece a wedding gown.
Uh-huh.
8.   "Where shall the wedding supper be?"
Uh-huh; "Where shall the wedding supper be?" " 'Way down yonder in a hollow tree."
Uh-huh.
9.   "What shall the wedding supper be?"
Uh-huh; "What shall the wedding supper be?" "Blackeyed peas and hominy.**
Uh-huh.








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