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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME

MM[ ROSES MAY WITHER.
ROSES MAY DIE.
FRIENDS MAY DECEIVE YOU,
BUT NEVER WILL I.

Submitter comment: FROM INFORMANT'S AUTOGRAPH BOOK, JUNIOR HIGH 1929-1933

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PARODY OF " ROSES ARE RED..." ; PROMISE OF FAITHFULNESS ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Friendship

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME

ROSES MAY WITHER.
ROSES MAY DIE.
FRIENDS MAY DECEIVE YOU,
BUT NEVER WILL I.

Submitter comment: FROM INFORMANT'S AUTOGRAPH BOOK, JUNIOR HIGH 1929-1933

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PARODY OF " ROSES ARE RED..." ; PROMISE OF FAITHFULNESS ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Friendship

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK SIGNATURE

YOURS TILL NEL BLOWS HER NOSE ON YOUR HOSE.

Submitter comment: FOLLOWING IS FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTOGRAPH BOOK, 1929 TO 1933.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP PROMISE ; INTERNAL RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 00-00-1933

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK SIGNATURE

YOURS TILL COWS MILK.

Submitter comment: FOLLOWING IS FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTOGRAPH BOOK, 1929-1933

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 00-00-1929

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME

YOURS TILL AUSTRIA GETS HUNGARY AND FRIED TURKEY IN GREECE.

Submitter comment: FOLLOWING IS FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTOGRAPH BOOK, 1929-1933

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): COUNTRY ; FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE ; PUN

James Callow Keyword(s): FOOD ; PUN ON HUNGRY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL

YOURS 'TILL THE OCEAN RUNS DRY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE

James Callow Keyword(s): ASSUMED IMPOSSIBILITY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 04-18-1971

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL

YOURS 'TILL THE KITCHEN SINKS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE ; PUN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 04-18-1971

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SIGNATURE, PROSE

"YOURS TIL HELL FREEZES OVER ALD ALL US LITTLE DEVILS GO SKATING."

Submitter comment: THIS IS A SIGNATURE I FOUND IN MY AUTOGRAPH BOOK FROM 1963

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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SIGNATURE, PROSE

"YOURS TILL RUSSIA GETS HUNGRY AND EATS TURKEY ON CHINA."

Submitter comment: THIS WAS WRITTEN IN MY AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF 1963

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COUNTRY ; PROMISE ; PUN

James Callow Keyword(s): CINIAWARE ; PUN ON HUNGARY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

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AUTOGRAPH

I'M YOURS TILL THE OCEAN WEARS RUBBER PANTS TO KEEP ITS BOTTOM DRY.

Data entry tech comment: SPELLING OF ITS CORRECTED

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): EUPHEMISM ; PROMISE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

MY LOVE FOR YOU WILL NEVER FAIL
AS LONG AS PUSSY HAS HER TAIL.

Submitter comment: (1939 BIRCH TREE, MONTANA)

Data entry tech comment: THE COLLECTOR'S COMMENT IS WHERE THE AUTOGRAPH CAME FROM

Where learned: MONTANA ; BIRCH TREE

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; DECLARATION OF LOVE ; PROMISE ; RHYME: AA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

AS SURE AS THE VINE GROWS 'ROUND THE STUMP
YOU'LL BE MY SUGAR LUMP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): LOVE ; PROMISE ; RHYMING COUPLET

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 11-05-1967

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SIGNATURES

YOURS TILL WINDOWS HAVE PANES

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE ; PUN

James Callow Keyword(s): PAIN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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SIGNATURES

YOURS TILL THE BELLY BUTTONS.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PROMISE ; PUN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE

WHEN THE LEAVES OF YOUR ALBUM
ARE YELLOW WITH AGE,
AND THE NAME I WROTE ON THIS PAGE IS DIM,
STILL THINK OF ME KINDLY AND DO NOT FORGET,
THAT WHEREVER I AM,
I REMEMBER YOU YET.

Where learned: NORTH DAKOTA

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; INDIRECTION ; PROMISE OF REMEMBRANCE ; REMEMBRANCE ; SERIOUSNESS ; SINCERITY

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE ; INSTRUCTIONS ; METER: ANAPESTS ; METER: IAMBS ; RHYME:

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

Date learned: 00-00-1929

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

REMEMBER ME WHEN THIS YOU SEE
AND COUNT ME AS A FRIEND,
AND I WILL TRUE REMEMBER YOU
UNTIL MY LIFE SHALL END.

Submitter comment: VERSE IN AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF INFORMANT; 1932, NIKOMA, NORTH DAKOTA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PLYMOUTH

Keyword(s): FRIENDLY ; FRIENDSHIP ; INTERNAL RHYME ; INVERSION ; METER: IAMBS ; PROMISE OF REMEMBRANCE ; QUATRAIN ; REQUEST FOR REMEMBRANCE ; RHYME: ABCB

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

Date learned: 10-00-1965

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

THE EAGLE MAY FORGET THE ROCK
THE OCEAN BIRD THE SEA
THE FLOWERS MAY FORGET TO BLOOM
BUT I'LL REMEMBER THEE.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): BIRDS ; CONTRAST ; FLOWERS ; FRIENDLY ; FRIENDSHIP ; INFORMATIVE ; METER: IAMBS ; PROMISE OF REMEMBRANCE ; QUATRAIN ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Tender sentiment

Date learned: 10-17-1967

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WHEN TWILIGHT DRAWS HER CURTAIN
AND PINS IT WITH A STAR.
REMEMBER YOU HAVE A FRIEND
NO MATTER WHERE YOU GO.

Where learned: NONE GIVEN

Keyword(s): FRIENDLY ; METER: IAMBS ; METER: TRISYLLABIC FOOT ; POETIC DICTION ; PROMISE OF FRIENDSHIP ; QUATRAIN ; RHYME:ABCD ; STARS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- C768 C768.14

Date learned: 03-28-1960

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"CURTAINS OF EVENING"

"WHEN EVENING PULLS ITS CURTAINS BACK
AND PINS THEM WITH A STAR.
KNOW THAT I'LL REMEMBER YOU
NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE."

Submitter comment: SIGNED BY ALDENE COTE, LATELY OF MIAMI, FLA.,
TO A PHOTO OF HERSELF, GIVEN TO ME.

Keyword(s): FRIENDLY ; FRIENDSHIP ; METER: IAMBS ; POETIC DICTION ; PROMISE OF REMEMBRANCE ; QUATRAIN ; RHYME: ABCB ; STARS ; TWILIGHT

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

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THIS VERSE WAS TAKEN FROM MY MOTHER'S GRADE SCHOOL AUTOGRAPH BOOK.
WHEN YOU GET MARRIED
AND LIVE ON A FARM
I'LL WRITE YOU A LETTER
AS BIG AS A BARN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): PROMISE

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

Date learned: 00-00-1954

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