Negro Folk Rhymes Wise & Otherwise - online book

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Trinidad Negro Rhymes
We are very grateful to Mr. L. A. Brown for his kindness in giving to us the twTo Venezuelan rhymes which follow. His home is in Princess Town, Trinidad, B. W. I.
UN BELLE MARIE COOLIE
OR
BEAUTIFUL MARIE, THE EAST INDIAN
Un belle Marie Coolie!
Un belle Marie Coolie!
Un belle Marie Coolie!
Vous belle dame, vous belle pour moi.
Papa est un African.
Mamma est un belle Coolie.
Un belle Marie Coolie!
Vous belle dame, vous belle pour moi.
Translation Beautiful Marie, the East Indian! Beautiful Marie, the East Indian!
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