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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE (COLLECTOR'S TITLE)

YOUR LIFE LIES BEFORE YOU,/ LIKE A BANK OF SNOW,/ BE CAREFUL HOW YOU
TREAD IT,/ FOR EVERY STEP WILL SHOW.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RHYME: ABCB ; SIMILE FROM NATURE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL (COLLECTOR'S TITLE)

REMEMBER YOUNG LADY BEFORE YOU GROW OLD/ A GOOD EDUCATION IS BETTER
THAN GOLD/ FOR GOLD IN TIME WILL TARNISH AWAY/ BUT A GOOD
EDUCATION WILL NEVER DECAY

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): EDUCATION ADVICE ; FEMININE RHYME ; RHYME: AABB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

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LIFE IS ONLY FROTH AND BUBBLE,
TWO THINGS STAND LIKE STONE,
KINDNESS IN ANOTHER'S TROUBLE,
COURAGE IN YOUR OWN.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS WRITTEN IN MY MOTHER'S AUTOGRAPH BOOK WHEN
SHE WAS VISITING ENGLAND IN 1937.

Where learned: ENGLAND

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 00-00-1937

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THE OBJECT OF LIFE IS TO BE HAPPY.
THE PLACE TO BE HAPPY IS HERE,
THE TIME TO BE HAPPY IS NOW.
THE WAY TO BE HAPPY IS BY MAKING OTHERS HAPPY.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS WRITTEN IN MY MOTHER'S AUTOGRAPH BOOK WHEN
SHE WAS VISITING ENGLAND IN 1937.

Where learned: ENGLAND

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 00-00-1937

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BE NOT FALSE, UNKIND OR CRUEL;
BANISH EVIL WORDS OR STRIFE;
THUS SHALL EACH DAY BE A JEWEL,
STRUNG UPON THE THREAD OF LIFE.
(SIGNED) REV. URBAN AULBACH

Where learned: INDIANA ; BROOKVILLE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 08-09-1960

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LEARN WHEN YOUNG AND NOT WHEN OLD
FOR LEARNING IS BETTER THAN SILVER AND GOLD.
SILVER AND GOLD WILL ROT AWAY,
BUT A GOOD EDUCATION WILL NEVER DECAY.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 00-00-1958

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TRUE FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS,
PRECIOUS AND RARE.
FALSE ONES LIKE AUTUMN LEAVES,
FOUND EVERYWHERE.
MAY YOU ALWAYS BE A DIAMOND,
A WILLING WORKER, AND A GOOD GIRL.

Where learned: JAPAN ; TOKYO

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 00-00-1959

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EARLY TO BED, EARLY TO RISE,
WILL MAKE ----- HEALTHY, WEALTHY AND WISE.

Submitter comment: NOTE: BLANK IS FILLED IN WITH THE NAME OF YOUR
CHOOSING.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

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LET ONWARD AND UPWARD BE YOUR MOTTO.

Submitter comment: FROM AN AUTOGRAPH ALBUM OF WILLIAM DUGAN (1882), IN
POSSESSION OF MRS. R. A. GALLOUP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BATTLE CREEK

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"
Z210

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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WHITE AS A LILY
PURE AS A PEARL
WHAT GOD LOVES BEST
IS AN INNOCENT GIRL

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 10-10-1967

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HATE WHAT IS EVIL, AND DO WHAT IS RIGHT;
AVOID ALL DECEIT AND KEEP HONOR BRIGHT.
LOVE WHAT IS GOOD AND SEEK WHAT IS BEST,
HONEST AND TRUTHFUL; THY LIFE SHALL BE BLEST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 00-00-1955

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; EXHORTATORY OR HOMILETIC (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

YOUR LIFE LIES BEFORE YOU,/ LIKE A BANK OF SNOW,/ BE CAREFUL HOW YOU
TREAD IT,/ FOR EVERY STEP WILL SHOW.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RHYME: ABCB ; SIMILE FROM NATURE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 00-00-1940 ; 12-05-1967

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; EXHORTATORY OR HOMILETIC (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

REMEMBER YOUNG LADY BEFORE YOU GROW OLD/ A GOOD EDUCATION IS BETTER
THAN GOLD/ FOR GOLD IN TIME WILL TARNISH AWAY/ BUT A GOOD
EDUCATION WILL NEVER DECAY

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): EDUCATION ADVICE ; FEMININE RHYME ; RHYME: AABB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"

Date learned: 10-12-1968

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

OCTOBER 19, 1937
LOVE MANY,
BUT TRUST FEW.
ALWAYS PADDLE
YOUR OWN CANOE.
YOURS TIL THE PILLOW CASES.
TED MERRIWEATHER MM
OCTOBER 19, 1937
AS FLOWERS IN A GOLDEN BLOOM,
KISSED BY THE SUN AND DEW.
SO IN MY HEART SHALL EVER BLOOM,
THE SWEETEST THOUGHTS OF YOU.
YOURS TIL THE DOOR STEPS.
ANNIE LOUISE MERRIWEATHER MM
OCTOBER, 1937
WHATEVER WORK COMES TO YOUR HAND,
AT HOME OR AT YOUR SCHOOL,
DO YOUR BEST WITH RIGHT GOOD WILL;
IT IS A GOLDEN RULE. MM
FOR HE WHO DOES HIS BEST,
HIS BEST WILL EVER GROW.
BUT HE WHO SHIRKS OR SLIGHTS HIS TASK,
HE LETS THE BETTER GO.
M. BACON
SCIENCE TEACHER MM
OCTOBER 13, 1937
U-R-TOYS
FOR ME
FOR I-SEE-YOU-R
TOO-Y'S-FOR ME.
JEAN BURNOCK MM
OCTOBER 12, 1937
ALL THAT YOU DO,
DO WITH YOUR MIGHT.
THINGS DONE BY HALVES,
ARE NEVER DONE RIGHT.
DOROTHY CLIFFORD
A2 TEACHER

Submitter comment: THE AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE WAS COLLECTED BY THE INFORMANT
WHILE A PUPIL AT HUGH CARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 6501 SOUTH
STREET, DETROIT, MICHIGAN. THE INFORMANT ATTENDED CARY
SCHOOL FROM 1931-1940 (KINDERGARTEN-EIGHTH GRADE) AND
ESTIMATES THE ETHNIC MAKE-UP AS 50% ARMENIAN, 20% HUNGARIAN,
20% ITALIAN, AND 10% OTHER (LESS THAN 1% BLACK).
"STEP-INS" ARE PANTIES. "TOYS", ACCORDING TO THE
INFORMANT, MEANS "I AM FOND OF YOU."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Pious reflection
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Good wishes (sincere)
Z210

Date learned: 09-00-1982

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