Streifzüge auf dem Gebiete amerikanischer Volkskunde: Altes und Neues

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E. Wartigs Verlag E. Hoppe, 1902 - Folklore - 284 pages
 

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Page 251 - Look away, look away, look away, Dixie Land! Chorus Den I wish I was in Dixie, hooray, hooray! In Dixie Land I'll take my stand, To lib and die in Dixie; Away, away, away down south in Dixie; Away, away, away down south in Dixie.
Page 71 - For the twisting of his twist, he three times doth intwist; But if one of the twines of the twist do untwist, The twine that untwisteth, untwisteth the twist.
Page 273 - THERE was a crooked man, and he went a crooked mile, He found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile : He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house.
Page 214 - Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall: Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the King's horses and all the King's men Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty in his place again.
Page 233 - THE VOWELS We are little airy creatures, All of different voice and features; One of us in glass is set, One of us you'll find in jet. T'other you may see in tin, And the fourth a box within. If the fifth you should pursue, It can never fly from you.
Page 252 - way sorrow, Come and hear dis song tomorrow; Look away, look away, look away, Dixie land ! Dar's buckwheat cakes an' Injin batter, Makes you fat or a little fatter; Look away, look away, look away, Dixie land ! Den hoe it down an' scratch your grabble, To Dixie's land I'm bound to trabble; Look away, look away, look away, Dixie land!
Page 251 - I wish I was in de land ob cotton, Old times dar am not forgotten, Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land In Dixie Land whar I was born in, Early on one frosty mornin',< Look away!
Page 224 - I have a little sister, they call her Peep, Peep; She wades the waters deep, deep, deep; She climbs the mountains high, high, high; Poor little creature, she has but one eye.
Page 219 - In marble walls as white as milk, Lined with a skin as soft as silk; Within a fountain crystal clear, A golden apple doth appear. No doors there are to this stronghold, Yet thieves break in and steal the gold.
Page 252 - But dat did not seem to greab 'er; Look away, look away, look away, Dixie Land! Old Missus acted de foolish part, And died for a man dat broke her heart; Look away, look away, look away, Dixie Land! Now, here's a health to the next Old Missus, An' all de gals dat want to kiss us; Look away, look away, look away, Dixie Land!

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