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Cuckoos Nest As I was a walking one morning in May I met a pretty fair maid and unto her did say I'll tell you me mind, it's for love I am inclined An me inclination lies in your cuckoo's nest Some like a girl who is pretty in the face and some like a girl who is slender in the waist But give me a girl who will wriggle and will twist At the bottom of the belly lies the cuckoo's nest Me darling, says she, I am innocent and young And I scarcely can believe your false deluding tongue Yet I see it in your eyes and it fills me with surprise That your inclination lies in me cuckoo's nest Me darling, says me, if you can see it in me eyes Then think of it as fondness and do not be surprised For I love you me dear and I'll marry you I swear If you'll let me clap my hand on your cuckoo's nest Me darling, says she, I can do no such thing For me mother often told me it was committing sin Me maidenhead to lose and me sex to be abused So have no more to do with me cuckoo's nest Me darling, says me, it's not committing sin But common sense should tell you it is a pleasing thing For you were brought into this world to increase and do your best And to help a man to heaven in your cuckoo's nest Me darling, says she, I cannot you deny For you've surely won my heart by the rolling of your eye Yet I see it in your eyes that your courage is surprised So gently lift your hand into me cuckoo's nest This couple they got married and soon they went to bed And now this pretty fair maid has lost her maidenhead In a small country cottage they increase and do their best And he often claps his hand on her cuckoo's nest SOF
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