|Elsie sings "Gallop-a-trot"
|She was come again home, and she sent me back to
to get the
she was crocheting that she did forget and leave there. So I did go the way that does lead to the
house of Elsie
. It is not far from the
house we live in
, and Elsie has not been married long. She only has one baby. She has much liking for it. Elsie is a very young girl -- a very young girl to be married, the
says. Today when I came to the house of Elsie, she was trotting on her knee that dear baby boy the angels brought her when she did live at the other camp where we did live too. To him she was singing a song. It was:
This is the way the gentlemen ride,
She tossed her head as she did sing. And the
danced in her eyes.
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.