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Leslie, C.E.; Randall. R.H. (ed.) / The conqueror
(c1880)

The conqueror,   pp. [11]-159


Page 24

24                                   DON'T LEAVE THE FARM, Boys.
Speak  opsliny,                                                                 CHAS. EDw. PoLLOCK, yetfeson Citv, Mo.
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i. Come,boys,Ihavesomethingto tell  you, Come near, I would whisper it  low; You are thinking of leaving the home- stead,Don't
2. You talk of the mines of Aus - tral - ia, They're wealthy in gold without doubt,  But ah I there is gold in the farm, boys, If
3. The great bu-sy West has in - duce - ments, And so has the bu - si - est  mart;  But wealth is not made in a day,  boys, Don't
4. The farm is the saf- est and  sur - est, The orchards are loaded to - day; You're as free as the air of the  mount - ains, And
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be in a hur - ry to  go .........  The cit - y has ma - ny at - trac - tions, But think of the vic - es and  sins ......... When
on - ly you'll shovel it out .........  The mer-can-tile trade is a  haz - zard, The goods are first high and then low ......... Bet-ter
be in a hur-ry to start .........  The bank-ers and brok-ers are wealth - y, They take in their thousands or  so .........  Ah!
mon-arch of all you sur-vey ......... Bet-ter stay on the farm a-while long - er, Tho' the pro-fits come in rath-er slow ......... Re-
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