How well do I remember just fifty years ago,
when girls wore woolen dresses, and boys wore pants of toe,
and shoes were made of cowhide, and socks of home spun wool,
for everything h s changed, so much since fifty years ago.
Just fifty years ago, just fifty years ago, when the men and
the boys, and the girls and the toys, they work and they paly
in the night and the day, the world and its ways have all turned
round, since fifty years ago.
The people rode to meetin, in sleds instead of sleighs,
and wagons rode as easy as autos no adays,
the oxen team would dart away, though now they be too slow,
for everything has changed so much since fifty years ago
The girls took music lessons upon the spinning wheel
and practices late and early on spindle swift and reel
the boys would ride the horse to mill a dozen miles or so
and hurry off bofore twas day just fifty years ago,
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