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" Mother, may I go out to swim?" "Yes, my darling daughter. Hang your clothes on a hickory limb But don't go near the water. "
Race orthodoxy in the South: and other aspects of the Negro question - Page 265
by Thomas Pearce Bailey - 1914 - 386 pages
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The tale of a devil dog

William Arthur Carter, Pascal Joseph Plant - World War, 1914-1918 - 1920 - 91 pages
...chance. "Yellow ! Jump, you coward !" cried some of the boys lined along the rail. Others sang: 21 "Mother, may I go out to swim? Yes, my darling daughter,...clothes on a hickory limb But don't go near the water." while a naval officer stood at the inboard end to the boom determined that the simp should not come...
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Skippy Bedelle: His Sentimental Progress from the Urchin to the Complete Man ...

Owen Johnson - Fiction - 1922 - 316 pages
...disturbances in the bathtub, produced without recourse to disrobing processes, while gleefully chanting : " Mother may I go out to swim? Yes, my darling daughter....clothes on a hickory limb But don't go near the water! Don't go near, don't go near, don't go near the water! " Publicly Skippy stood pledged to this uncompromising...
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My Book House: The latch key

Olive Beaupré Miller - Children's literature - 1922
...as we do today, over the ridiculous jingle, ^ \jf* W • ^^M. *— ^ *-"! •*•" 'J IJF — S**) ^ Mother, may I go out to swim? Yes, my darling daughter,...clothes on a hickory limb, But don't go near the water! And for every one man of this present time who knows the classic Beowulf, there are at least five hundred...
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To Amend Merchant Marine Act of 1920 ..., Joint Hearings ..., on S.3217 and ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce - 1922
...anywhere, they do not want to try We are like the old saw — "Mother, may I go out t« swlmï YPB. my darling daughter : Hang your clothes on a hickory limb. But don't go noni- thp water." with the result you have no national policy in the merchant marine to-day. Thf Interstate...
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Harvard Alumni Bulletin, Volume 15

1912
...teach. 1 want to study undergraduates so I can use what knowledge I have.' 'That's all wrong,' they say, 'hang your clothes on a hickory limb, but don't go near the water.' "The one rule of the teaching profession is : Don't teach if you can help it ! No one cares how young...
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John L. Lewis: A Biography

Melvyn Dubofsky - Biography & Autobiography - 1986 - 387 pages
A biography of a leading member of the American labor movement traces Lewis' life from his boyhood, through his school years, to his involvement with the cause of labor.
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Homosexuality in the Church: Both Sides of the Debate

Jeffrey S. Siker - Religion - 1994 - 211 pages
...it is freely chosen. This compromise is intrinsically unstable. It reminds me of the nursery ditty: "Mother, may I go out to swim?" "Yes, my darling daughter. Hang your clothes on the hickory bush, but don't go near the water!" Only a sadistic God would create hundreds of thousands...
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The Romance of History: Essays in Honor of Lawrence S. Kaplan

Lawrence S. Kaplan, Scott L. Bills, E. Timothy Smith - History - 1997 - 304 pages
...observer noted, they adopted the advice of the mother to her daughter who wished to learn to swim. "Hang your clothes on a hickory limb, but don't go near the water."22 Peace advocates, as distinct from pacifists, were even more difficult to deal with because...
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Keeping the Covenant: American Internationalists and the League of Nations ...

Warren F. Kuehl - History - 1997 - 306 pages
...their critics noted, they adopted the advice of the mother to her daughter who wished to learn to swim. "Hang your clothes on a hickory limb, but don't go near the water."35 Peace advocates, as distinct from pacifists, were even more difficult to deal with because...
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The Mother Dance

Harriet Lerner - Psychology - 2009 - 336 pages
...give our daughters mixed messages about moving out in the world, as is captured by an old folk poem: Mother, may I go out to swim? Yes, my darling daughter. Hang your clothes on a hickory limb And don't go near the water. "Be independent!" we say, but then we may convey the contradictory message...
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