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360 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
98
WILL THE WEAVER
For other versions, see Campbell and Sharp, II, 207; Mackenzie, Ballads, p. 328; Williams, Folk Songs of the Upper Thames, p. 106.
Contributed by Mrs. C. L. Mansfield, Eaton, Indiana. Text and air collected by Miss Esther M. Wall. For this song I am indebted to the kind­ness of Mr. Gordon F. Briggs, State Director, Federal Writers' Project. October 11, 1937. With music.
WILL THE WEAVER
breeches she will wear.
1. "Mother, mother* now I'm married And I wish Fd longer tarried, For my wife doth now declare That the breeches she will wear/'








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