I was a ridin’ and I rid all around
I rode to Mr _______ house, and
there I got down
I rattled the latch and rung
And I aske Mr _______ Is your
She’s not well and she’s not sick
She’s in the back room dressing
Out stepped Mollie dressed
With a rose in her hand
as white as milk.
This song [game] I knew as a child but
forgot the words. This version was given to
me by Redden Harris about 1950 - and
I jotted down the words - well known in
Edgecombe County - W. A. A.
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