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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana             331
While the wedding bells were ringing,
The bride and groom were there, Marching up the aisle together
As the organ pealed an air, Telling tales of fond affection,
Vowing never more to part, Just another fatal wedding,
Just another broken heart.
"Wedding Bells." Contributed by Miss Nelouise Mason, of Oakland City, Indiana. Gibson County. Obtained from her grandmother, Mrs. Fannie Mason. March 12, 1935. Six long-line stanzas.
"The Fatal Wedding." Sent in by Mrs. Ira V. Rothrock, of Mount Vernon, Indiana. Posey County. Learned from the singing of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schultheis. June 3, 1935. Three eight-line stanzas.
"The Fatal Wedding." Contributed by Miss June Falls, of Oakland City, Indiana. Gibson County. Obtained from an aunt, Mrs. Paul Mason, of Mifflin, Indiana. Crawford County. Six four-line stanzas.

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