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" Fire-fly, fire-fly! bright little thing, Light me to bed, and my song I will sing. Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go to my sleep. Come,... "
Stories of Indian Children - Page 135
by Mary Hall Husted - 1897
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The Manners, Customs, and Antiquities of the Indians of North and ..., Volume 12

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 336 pages
...sing. Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go...Come little fire-fly — come little beast Come ! and I '11 make you to-morrow a feast. Came little candle that flies as I sing, Bright little fairy-bug...
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Oneóta: Or Characteristics of the Red Race of America from Original Notes ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Indians of North America - 1845 - 512 pages
...sing. Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go...little candle that flies as I sing, Bright little fairy-bug — night's little king ; Come, and I'll dance as you guide me along, INDIAN ARROW HEADS,...
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The Indian in His Wigwam: Or, Characteristics of the Red Race of America ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Indians of North America - 1848 - 416 pages
...sing. Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go...little candle that flies as I sing, Bright little fairy-bug — night's little king ; ng ng.] Come, and T'll dance as you guide me along, Come, and I'll...
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The Indian in His Wigwam: Or, Characteristics of the Red Race of America ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Indians of North America - 1848 - 416 pages
...Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. 4 Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go...a feast. Come little candle that flies as I sing, i Bright little fairy-bug — night's little king ; Come, and I'll dance as you guide me along, Come,...
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The American Indians: Their History, Condition and Prospects, from Original ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Indian captivities - 1851 - 495 pages
...little fire-fly—come little beast— That I may joyfully go to my sleep. Come! and I'll make yon to-morrow a feast. Come little candle that flies as I sing, Bright little fairy-bug—night's little king; Come, and I'll pay you, my bug, with a song.] Come, and I'll dance...
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The Iroquois: Or, The Bright Side of Indian Character

Anna Cummings Johnson, Mrs. Anna C. Johnson Miller - Iroquois Indians - 1855 - 317 pages
...; Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed ; Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go...along, Come, and I'll pay you my bug with a song." In their legends there is often allusion to falling in love, in the way the same event takes place...
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The Myth of Hiawatha: And Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Algonquian Indians - 1856 - 343 pages
...sing. Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go...little candle that flies as I sing, Bright little fairy-bug — night's little king ; Come, and I'll dance as you guide me along, Come, and I'll pay...
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The Indian Fairy Book: From the Original Legends

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Indians - 1856 - 338 pages
...sing; Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. Give me your l. Jit o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go...beast, Come ! and I'll make you to-morrow a feast. As the boy-man chanted this call, they came in at first one by one, then in couples, till at last,...
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The Myth of Hiawatha: And Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Algonquian Indians - 1856 - 343 pages
...you to-morrow a feast. Come, little candle that flies as I sing, Bright little fairy-bug—night's little king ; Come, and I'll dance as you guide me...along, Come, and I'll pay you, my bug, with a song. SONG OF A FAIRY CHIEF. Addressed to the winds on transferring his sister to a position as one of the...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 57

American literature - 1878
...your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joylully go to шу sleep. Come, little flre-fly, come, little beast, Come, and I'll make you to-morrow a feast ; Come, little candle, that flies ae I eing, Bright little fairy bug, night's little king; Come, and I'll dance as you guide me along;...
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