William Henry Drummond

Mohill, County Leitrim
William Henry Drummond
Mohill, County Leitrim
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Le Vieux Temps

Rating: 2.7
1 Venez ici, mon cher ami, an' sit down by me--so
2 An' I will tole you story of old tam long ago--
3 W'en ev'ryt'ing is happy--w'en all de bird is sing
4 An' me!--I'm young an' strong lak moose an' not afraid no t'ing.

5 I close my eye jus' so, an' see de place w'ere I am born--
6 I close my ear an' lissen to musique of de horn,
7 Dat 's horn ma dear ole moder blow--an only t'ing she play
8 Is 'viens donc vite Napoléon--'peche toi pour votre souper.'--
9 An' w'en he 's hear dat nice musique--ma leetle dog 'Carleau'
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COMMENTS
Susan Williams 14 January 2016
It's a little long for reading dialect. That being said, I would love to be sitting on the front porch listening to him tell me about his life and that dialect would have enriched this tale far beyond everyday English. Excellent write.
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