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Madrigal By William Henry Drummond

Madrigal LIKE the Idalian queen,    Her hair about her eyne, With neck and breast’s ripe apples to be seen,    At first glance of the morn…

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De Habitant By William Henry Drummond

De Habitant De place I get born, me, is up on de reever Near foot of de rapide dat’s call Cheval Blanc Beeg mountain behin’…

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Pelang By William Henry Drummond

Pelang Pelang! Pelang! Mon cher garçon, I t’ink of you–t’ink of you night and day– Don’t mak’ no difference, seems to me De long long…

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De Snowbird By William Henry Drummond

De Snowbird O leetle bird dat’s come to us w’en stormy win’ she’s blowin’, An’ ev’ry fiel’ an’ mountain top is cover wit’ de snow,…

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Marie Louise By William Henry Drummond

Marie Louise Dis was de story of boy an’ girl Dat ‘s love each oder above de worl’ But it ‘s not easy job for…

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De Camp On De By William Henry Drummond

De Camp On De You ‘member de ole log-camp, Johnnie, up on de Cheval Gris, W’ere we work so hard all winter, long ago you…

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Spring Bereaved 1 By William Henry Drummond

Spring Bereaved 1 THAT zephyr every year    So soon was heard to sigh in forests here, It was for her: that wrapp’d in gowns of…

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Invocation By William Henry Drummond

Invocation PHOEBUS, arise!    And paint the sable skies With azure, white, and red; Rouse Memnon’s mother from her Tithon’s bed, That she thy career may…

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Leetle Lac Grenier By William Henry Drummond

Leetle Lac Grenier Leetle Lac Grenier, she ‘s all alone, Right on de mountain top, But cloud sweepin’ by, will fin’ tam to stop No…

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De Bell Of St. Michel By William Henry Drummond

De Bell Of St. Michel Go ‘way, go ‘way, don’t ring no more, ole bell of Saint Michel, For if you do, I can’t stay…

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