Negro Folk Rhymes Wise & Otherwise - online book

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NEGRO FOLK RHYMES
Translation Near Waldo Tee-do gave me a suit. He gave me a suit.
Near Waldo Tee-do is my sweetheart. Near Waldo Tee-do is my sweetheart.
TUBA BLAY
OR
AN EVENING SONG
i. Seah o, Tuba blay.
Tuba blay, Tuba blay. 2. O blay wulna nahn blay.
Tuba blay, Tuba blay.
Translation i. Oh please Tuba sing.
Tuba sing, Tuba sing. 2. Oh sing that song.
Tuba sing, Tuba sing.
THE OWL
We are indebted for this Baluba rhyme to Dr. and Mrs. WTilliam H. Sheppard, pioneer mission­aries under the Southern Presbyterian Church. The little production comes from Congo, Africa.
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