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The Hawk and the Crow Said the hawk unto the crow one day Why do you in mourning stay? I was once in love and I didn't prove fact And ever since I wear the black cho: Ri-the-diddle, ri-the-diddle, ri-the-diddle-dum Ri-the-diddle, ri-the-diddle, ri-the-diddle-dum I was once in love and I didn't prove fact And ever since I wear the black And next there spoke the Willy Wagtail I was once in love and I did prevail I was once in love and I did prevail And ever since I wag my tail And next there spoke the little brown thrush Who was sitting in yon holly bush The way to court I've heard them say Is to court all night and sleep the next day. And last there spoke the Jeannie Wran Do you know what I'd do if I was a man? For fear that one would wriggle and go I would wear two strings upon my bow From Folksongs of Britain and Ireland, Kennedy Collected from Liam O'Connor 1953 RG apr96
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