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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana           373
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In Smithford Town there lived a merchant.................................. 194
It rained a mist; it rained a mist........................................... 130
It rained, it rained in our town............................................. 128
It was in the merry month of May.....................................115; 118
It was on a cold winter night............................................... 246
I've just returned from the salt, salt sea.................................... 141
I want her to make me a cambric shirt..................................... 23
I was bom in Boston, a city we all know well.............................. 224
I was born in Boston, a city you all know well.............................. 223
John Grumlie he swore by the light o' the moon............................ 220
Johnnie went down in the meadow for to mow............................... 322
Johnny's been on sea....................................................... 190
Keemo-kimo dar o are..................................................... 325
King William said, "I don't deserve"...................................... 314
Lady Betty was lying...................................................... 124
Lady, do not heed her warning............................................. 273
Lady Margaret was sitting in her chamber so high.......................... 74
Lady Margaret was standing in her cottage door........................... 78
Lord Lovel he stood at the castle gate..................................... 89
Lord Lovel stood at his castle gate.......................................84, 85
Lord Lovel was standing in his stable door................................. 81
Lord Lovell stood at his castle gate......................................82, 88
Lord Lovell stood at the new castle gate................................... 79
Lord Thomas he was a bold forester......................................61, 70
Lord William down from the Highlands rode................................ 37
Loud the winds howl, loud the waves roar................................ 326
Mother, make me a cambric shirt..................................----.... 27
Mother, mother, now I'm married*......................................... 360
Mr. Frog went a-courting, he did ride...................................... 226
Mr. Grumble he did vow................................................... 217
My dear wife, my loving wife.............................................. 149
My father will shoe my pretty feet......................................... 95
My grandmother lived on yonder little green----.......................243, 244
My mother told me to open the door....................................... 256
My name it is Bill Stafford; I was born in Buffalo town..................... 265
My name it is Bill Stillions; I was born in Buffalo town..................... 266
My parents brought me up.............................................-----204
"No home, no home!" cried a poor little girl................................ 294
"No home, no home," an orphan girl cried.................................. 295
No room, no room for the orphan girl....................................... 293
Now, ladies, if you'll listen, a story I'll relate-----.......................... 285
O Billy, O Billy, what makes you say so....................................  346
O Brother Green, do come to me...........................................  253
O don't you remember a long time ago.....................................  313
Oh, Lamkin was a mason.................................................   1^








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