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Get Out De Way, You Little Giant

Songs performed by: Valerie Gordon, Michael Pokorny, Spencer Savoie, and Mark Travis.
Solo or Duet with Male Chorus.
Words by B. G. W.
Arr. by A. CULL

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1. Old Abe is coming down to fight,
And put de democrats to flight,
He's coming wid de wedge and maul,
And he will split em one and all.

[Chorus]
Get out de way, you little Giant!
Get out de way, you little Giant!
Get out de way, you little Giant,
You cant come in, though short and pliant!

2. De Publicans dey come wid rails,
From de mountains and de vales,
And dey will drive de slavery hence,
Or stop him wid an oak rail fence.

[Chorus]
Get out de way, you little Giant!
Get out de way, you little Giant!
Get out de way, you little Giant,
You cant come in, though short and pliant!

3. Old Abram lib in a big log hut --
Can drive de wedge and use de glut,
He swings de maul, and when he hits,
Goes in de ground or else it splits.

[Chorus]
Get out de way, you little Giant!
Get out de way, you little Giant!
Get out de way, you little Giant,
You cant come in, though short and pliant!

4. Old Abe knows how to drive de team,
For he neber goes by steam,
But now de ox - gad he will use,
And dust the giant in his shoes.
Chorus. -- Get out de way, &c.

5. Look, de Prairie's all on fire,
If poor Douglas had grown higher,
He mought hab seen de smoke and stuff.
His short legs cant run fast enough.
Chorus. -- Get out de way, &c.