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Come Write Me Down Come write me down, ye powers above The man that first created love For I've a diamond in my eye Wherein all my joys and comforts lie Wherein all my joys and comforts lie. I will give you gold, I will give you pearl If you can fancy me, my girl Rich costly robes that you shall wear If you can fancy me, my dear If you can fancy me, my dear. It's not your gold shall me entice To leave off pleasures to be a wife For I don't mean or intend at all To be at any young man's call... Then go your way, you scornful dame Since you've proved false, I'll prove the same For I don't care, but I shall find Some other fair maid to my mind... Oh, stay, young man, don't be in haste You seem afraid your time will waste Let reason rule your roving mind And unto you I will prove kind... So to church they went the very next day And were married by asking, as I've heard say So now that girl she is his wife She will prove his comforts day and night... So now his trouble and sorrow is past His joy and comfort has come at last That girl to him always said nay She will prove his comforts night and day.... From the Copper Family Song Book SOF oct97
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