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220              Music of the Waters.
VED BALASTHIONING. 7%nw«^ Ballast.
Norwegian Version.
En Jager gik ud at Jage, En Jager gik ud at Jage, Att udi skoven gron ; Ja, ja ! att udi skoven gron.
Chorus. Hali, halo, hali, halo ! Ni seile og in ro, ya, ya ! Hali, halo, hali, halo ! Ni seile og in ro.
English Version.
A hunter went out a-hunting, A hunter went out a-hunting, Out in the wood so green ; J a, ja 1 out in the wood so green.
Chorus. Hali, halo, hali, halo ! "We sail and we pull! Ja, ja ! hali, halo, hali, halo ! We sail and we pull.
The same words are sung to this last tune as to the Ballast Chanty, except in the chorus, when " sing" replaces "sail"
" We sing all tra la, la, la, la, hei ! We sail to America."
VED MERSEFALD.Topsail-halyards Chanty.







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