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Ottarson, F. J.; editor; Colston, E. R.; editor. 'Cass's Lament' in 'The Campaign Scott and Graham Songster: A Choice Collection of Original and Selected Whig Songs' . New York: D. E. Gavit, 1852. [format: book], [genre: song]. Permission: Newberry Library
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I will not work as once I did --
I hav'nt had my pay.
De principles I used to go
To benefit myself,
Some younger Loco now must blow,
For I'm laid on the shelf.

CHORUS -- Den gadder round, ye Loco crew,
The song I now have sung,
I ne'er will sing again to you
Ob days when I was young.

There's Franky Pierce, your candidate,
Elect him if you can;
One thing I say -- don't calculate
At all on Michigan.
Your unknown men we cannot go,
We tried your Jimmy Polk,
And Franky Pierce will never do
At all for Western folks.

CHORUS -- Den gadder round, ye Loco crew,
I now have sung my song;
I'll never sing again to you,
I shan't stay with you long.

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Ottarson, F. J.; editor; Colston, E. R.; editor. 'Cass's Lament' in 'The Campaign Scott and Graham Songster: A Choice Collection of Original and Selected Whig Songs' . New York: D. E. Gavit, 1852. [format: book], [genre: song]. Permission: Newberry Library
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=sg42.html
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