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De Brewer's Big Hosses

O de Brewer's big hosses, comin' down de road

Author: H. S. Taylor
Tune: [O de Brewer's big hosses, comin' down de road]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, de Brewer’s big hosses, comin’ down de road,
Totin’ all around ole Lucifer’s load;
Dep step so high, an’ dey step so free,
But dem big hosses can’t run over me!

Refrain:
Oh, no! boys, oh, no!
De turnpike’s free wherebber I go;
I’se a temperance ingine, don’t you see,
And the Brewer’s big hosses can’t run over me!

2 Oh, de licker men’s actin’ like dey own dis place,
Livin’ on de sweat ob de po’r man’s face.
Dey’s fat and sassy as dey can be,
But dem big hosses can’t run over me! [Refrain]

3 Oh, I’ll harness dem hosses to de temp’rance cart,
Hit ‘em wide a gad to gib ‘em a start,
I’ll teach ‘em how for to haw and gee,
For dem big hosses can’t run over me! [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #378

Author: H. S. Taylor

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Text Information

First Line: O de Brewer's big hosses, comin' down de road
Title: De Brewer's Big Hosses
Author: H. S. Taylor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, no boys, O no, De turnpike's free wherebber I go
Copyright: Public Domain

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New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #378

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Quartets and Choruses for Men #177

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The Battle Cry #42

The Live Wire #d10

The Re-Charged Live Wire #d22

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