Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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3    He told me of a cottage, of a cottage by the sea,
And don't you think the silly goat fell down upon his knees ? And the tears that the creature shed was enough to turn a mill; He wishes me to marry him, but I hardly think I will.
4   He wrote to me a letter, and in it he did say
That if I did not marry him, he would throw himself away. Now you know the blessed Bible surely says, "Thou must
not kill." So I thought the matter over, and I rather think I will.

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