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Hong, Edna Hatlestad, 1913- / Muskego boy
(1943)

Chapter 4: Two months on a sailboat,   pp. [23]-30


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folks lay sick in their bunks. Mixed in 
clatter and racket of buckets and cro 
around on the floor. Of course there was 
go on deck-so there was nothing to d 
cold and already was beginning to tastc 
You can imagine that on the first qui 
out on deck. The old men sat staring at 
old women knitted and talked, and to Iv 
from far back in the mountains smok, 
country dances and sang. Here is one ol 
"Aa kjore vatten ( 
Og kjore tommer 
Aa kjore va dom I 
Je kjore gjenta m 
Di raue roser og C 
Di vakre gjenter 
Helst naar je faar 
Daa er det moros 
Mikkel and Per sometimes stopped t 
the dances. Once, just in fun, Per be, 
young men and girls. A pretty girl m 


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