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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL (COLLECTOR'S TITLE)

I CAN'T THINK, TOO DUMB./ INSPIRATION WON'T COME.
CAN'T WRITE, BUM PEN,/ BUT GOD BLESS YOU. AMEN.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): RHYME: AABB ; WISHES ; WRITER'S MODESTY

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

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE.

WHEN EVENING PULLS THE CURTAIN DOWN

AND PINS IT WITH A STAR

REMEMBER THAT I AM YOUR FRIEND

NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE.

Submitter comment: THIS WOMAN WHO WISHES TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS, PERMITTED ME
TO COLLECT THESE VERSES FROM HER AUTOGRAPH BOOK. THE VERSES
WERE ENTERED BY HER HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES IN 1939.

Where learned: UNKNOWN

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP: GOOD WISHES ; RHYME: ABCB

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

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THANKSGIVING PUDDING, PIE & CAKE

MAY THANKSGIVING BRING YOU PLEASURE

SOME PUDDING, PIE AND CAKE

IN EQUAL HAPPY MEASURE

" LIKE MOTHER USED TO MAKE. "

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; VERSE FROM HIS POSTCARD COLLECTION ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GOOD WISHES. ; RHYME ABAB

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

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POLISH PRAYER

ZA TWE MAMO PRACE TROSKI BEDA PROSIE MATKI BOSKI BY CIE
OBDARZYLA ZDROWIEM JAK WOSNE VIECEJ POWIEM. TRANSLATION: FOR ALL
YOUR WORK AND WORRY, I BESEECH THE MOTHER OF GOD TO GIFT YOU
WITH HEALTH AND WHEN I GROW UP I'LL TELL YOU MORE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HAMTRAMCK

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTIONAL SHIFT: GIFT AS VERB ; PIOUS GOOD WISHES

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival C840.643
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 21 equinox to June 20

Date learned: 11-07-1974

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LUCK

ORIENTALS WRAP THEIR GIFTS IN RED TO SYMBOLIZE EVERLASTING GOOD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COLOR WISHES (GOOD LUCK). ; ORIENTAL RED GIFT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 11-25-1969

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; GOOD WISHES (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

I CAN'T THINK, TOO DUMB./ INSPIRATION WON'T COME.
CAN'T WRITE, BUM PEN,/ BUT GOD BLESS YOU. AMEN.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): RHYME: AABB ; WISHES ; WRITER'S MODESTY

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

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE.

WHEN EVENING PULLS THE CURTAIN DOWN
AND PINS IT WITH A STAR
REMEMBER THAT I AM YOUR FRIEND
NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE.

Submitter comment: THIS WOMAN WHO WISHES TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS, PERMITTED ME
TO COLLECT THESE VERSES FROM HER AUTOGRAPH BOOK. THE VERSES
WERE ENTERED BY HER HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES IN 1939.

Where learned: UNKNOWN

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP: GOOD WISHES ; RHYME: ABCB

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

Date learned: 00-00-1939

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THANKSGIVING PUDDING, PIE & CAKE

MAY THANKSGIVING BRING YOU PLEASURE
SOME PUDDING, PIE AND CAKE
IN EQUAL HAPPY MEASURE
" LIKE MOTHER USED TO MAKE. "

Where learned: VERSE FROM HIS POSTCARD COLLECTION

Keyword(s): GOOD WISHES. ; RHYME ABAB

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

Date learned: 11-14-1923

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YULE-TIDE GREETINGS

YULE-TIDE GREETINGS
I WISH YOU HAPPINESS TO-DAY
AND EACH CHRISTMAS WHEN
JOY-BELLS CHIME}
THE PASSING YEARS ALL GOLDEN BEADS
IN THE ENDLESS ROSARY OF TIME.

Where learned: VERSE FROM HIS POSTCARD COLLECTION

Keyword(s): RHYME: ABCDC

James Callow Keyword(s): GOOD WISHES ; RELIGIOUS METAPHOR

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival C840.1225
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Greetings, wishes, prayers, cards

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CLOSE THE DOOR TO CARE AND WORRY.

CLOSE THE DOOR TO CARE AND WORRY,
FLING IT WIDE TO MIRTH AND CHEER,
WITH GLADNESS MAY YOU GREET THE YULETIDE,
AND USHER IN A HAPPY NEW YEAR.

Where learned: VERSE FROM HIS POSTCARD COLLECTION

Keyword(s): GOOD WISHES ; RHYME: ABCB

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Greetings, wishes, prayers, cards

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Proverb

If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.

Submitter comment:

From - Uncertain

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original Bn [V300] crossed out. Replacedw tih current classification

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Beggars ; HORSES ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; WISHES

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Irish Blessing

An Irish Blessing

May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
And Grains fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

Leave-Talking?

Too long, so not included.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BLESSING ; Culture ; God ; Grain ; Irish ; Road ; TRAVEL ; VERSE ; Well Wishes ; Wind

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

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Toast

Nazdravlje

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

Translation?

Where learned: HUNGARY

Keyword(s): DRINK ; Hungary ; Language Serbian ; TOAST ; Well Wishes

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Toast

zu woll sein

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

Translation?

Where learned: GERMANY

Keyword(s): DRINK ; GERMAN ; Saying ; TOAST ; Well Wishes

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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