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Stedman and Hutchinson, comps.  A Library of American Literature:
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes.  1891.
Vols. VI–VIII: Literature of the Republic, Part III., 1835–1860
 
Boat Song
Negro Hymns and Songs: Miscellaneous
 
GEN’EL Jackson, mighty man—
  Whaw, my kingdom, fire away;
He fight on sea, an’ he fight on land,
  Whaw, my kingdom, fire away.
 
Gen’el Jackson gain de day—        5
  Whaw, my kingdom, fire away;
He gain de day in Floriday,
  Whaw, my kingdom, fire away.
 
Gen’el Jackson fine de trail—
  Whaw, my kingdom, fire away;        10
He full um fote wid cotton bale,
  Whaw, my kingdom, fire away.
 
 
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