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AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE

REMEMBER ME WHILE LIFE IS SWEET
REMEMBER ME TILL NEXT WE MEET
LONG MAY YOU LIVE AND HAPPY BE
BELOVED BY ALL BUT MOST BY ME
YOUR FRIEND
ROSA HIMMELSBACH
JULY 30, 1882

Submitter comment: AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF LATE CLARA (SPIELBUSCH) MATHES

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): FRIENDLY TONE ; INVERSION ; QUATRAIN ; WISH

James Callow Keyword(s): COMMAND INSTRUCTIONS ; FRIENDSHIP ; LONGEVITY ; REMEMBRANCE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 11-24-1965

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

LONG MAY YOU LIVE
HAPPY MAY YOU DIE
SITTING ON A LOG
EATING APPLE PIE.

Submitter comment: (1939 BIRCH TREE, MONTANA)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CLIPPED IAMBIC ; DEATH ; HAPPINESS ; HUMOR ; LONGEVITY ; QUATRAIN ; RHYME: ABCB ; WISH

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Good wishes (sincere)

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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IF YOU DREAM THAT SOMEONE IS GOING TO DIE
THEN THEY WILL LIVE A LONG TIME.
THE INTERPRETATION OF THE DREAM IS ALWAYS OPPOSITE
OF WHAT THE DREAM WAS ABOUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; LONGEVITY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 03-00-1983

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SUPERSTITION

IN READING THE PALMS IT IS BELIEVED THAT A LONG LINE IN THE PALM
OF YOUR HAND MEANS LONG LIFE, AND A SHORT LINE MEANS YOU WILL DIE
AT A YOUNG AGE.

Where learned: BAHAMAS ; NASSAU

Keyword(s): LONGEVITY

Subject headings: Spirit / Mind / Body
BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 00001970S

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