Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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Humor                             405
Sung in 1935 by Mr. Thomas Nichol, Filion, who learned the song from his father. See No. &j, p. 182, introductory note.
see         how          J            come           on            at            woo - ing"
i When I was a big boy, wi' the thoughts o' the joy O' courting, my heart it was tenner; But I dinna ken how for to open my mow, For fear that I'd fall in a blunner. One day at the fair, bonnie Maggie was there, A lassie I'd long had my eye on; "Noo hang it," says I, "for once I will try, An' I'll see how I come on at wooing."

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