I want some more of your weevily wheat
And I want some more of your barley
And I want some more of your weevily wheat
To bake a cake for Charlie.
O Charlie, he's a handsome man,
O Charlie, he's a dandy,
O Charlie, he's a handsome man
He buys the ladies candy.
Up the slope with a turrible lope,
So early in the morning,
I looked to the East and bowed to the West
And saved a kiss for Charlie.
In the dance they would look at one, bow to another,
then kiss another while the last verse was sung.
This was a favorite dance tune. When there
was no musical instrument, the words of
this were sung and time and rhythm were kept by
patting the "fat duck" or
words were given to me by
my mother and grandmother
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