Polly Hopkins and Tommy Tompkins
 


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John Paddon, “Polly Hopkins and Tommy Tompkins,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 26, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31790.


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Title

Polly Hopkins and Tommy Tompkins

Description

One leaf typewritten on the front side. The document is in excellent physical condition. The document was laminated. There is one lamination-related crease at the lower left corner. There is a editorial note handwritten in blue ink.

Subject

Popular music -- United States Teasing -- Songs and music Marriage -- Songs and music Death -- Songs and music

Creator

John Paddon

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created

5/14/2007

Contributor

I. G. Greer

Rights

The images and audio files contained in the "So Mote It Ever Be: The Folksong Heritage of North Carolina's Northern Blue Ridge Mountains" collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. I. G. Greer/W. Amos Abrams Manuscript Files Series, Folksong Files Subseries. W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Special Collections. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials without the written permission of Appalachian State University is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

pdf

Language

English
English

Type

Typescript

Transcription

Polly Hopkins and Tommy Tompkins

Tommy - Pretty, pretty Polly Hopkins, how do you do?

Polly - None the better, Tommy Tompkins, for seeing you.

T I am a man of wealth.

P Be quiet, pray.

T Take all my

P Pray get away.

T Oh! cruel, cruel Polly Hopkins, to treat me so.

P Oh! cruel, cruel Tommy Tompkins, to tease me so.



T When we are married, Polly Hopkins, which we will be.

P I hope the next day, Tommy Tompkins, to bury thee.

T I will handsome grow.

P That I deny.

T Though ugly now.

P Worse by and by.

T Oh! cruel, cruel Polly Hopkins, to treat me so.

P Oh! cruel, cruel Tommy Tompkins, to tease me so.



T When I am dead, Polly Hopkins, remember me.

P With all my heart, Tommy Tompkins, so let it be.

T Then you will fret and cry.

P Ah! to be sure.

T To think that I.

P Died not before.

T Oh! cruel, cruel Polly Hopkins, to treat me so.

P - Repeat

Classification Title

Polly Hopkins and Tommy Tompkins

Document Title

Polly Hopkins and Tommy Tompkins

Associated Date

1827

Dimensions - Original

210 mm x 128 mm

Upload Date

2013-10-03

File name

113_PollyHopkinsAndTommyTompkins

Transcription Date

2006-08-08

Transcribed By

Leila E. Weinstein