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[180] He six foot one way ana two foot todder,
Ana he weigh six hundred pouna;
His coat so big he couldn't pay de tailor,
Ana it won't reach half way rouna;
He drill so much dey calls him cap'n,
Ana he git so mighty tanned,
I spec he'll try to fool dem Yankees,
For to tink he contraband.
De massa run, ha, ha!
De darkey stay, ho, ho!
It mus' be now de kingdum comina,
Ana de yar ob jubilo.

De darkeys got so lonesome libb'n
In de log hut on de lawn,
Dey moved dere tings into massa's parlor
For to keep it while he gone.
Dar's wine and cider in de kitchin,
Ana de darkeys dey hab some,
I spec it will be all fiscated
When de Lincum sojers come.
De massa run, ha, ha!
De darkey stay, ho, ho!
It mus' be now de kingdum comina,
Ana de yar ob jubilo.

De oberseer he makes us trubble,
Ana he dribe us rouna a spell,
We lock him up in de smoke-house cellar,
Wid de key flung in de well.
De whip am lost, de hana — cuff broke,
But de massy hab his pay;
He big ana ole enough for to know better
Dan to went ana run away.
De massa run, ha, ha!
De darkey stay, ho, ho!
It mus' be now de kingdum comina,
Ana de yar ob jubilo.

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