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Thread #4074   Message #3559930
Posted By: Taconicus
19-Sep-13 - 08:59 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Wildwood Flower / I'll Twine 'Mid the ...
Subject: RE: Origins: Wildwood Flower / I'll Twine 'Mid the ...
Since no one knows for sure what the original lyric was, I now sing the version that makes the most sense: "The pale Amaryllis and hyssop so blue" because there IS a pale Amaryllis flower, and the hyssop IS "so blue" (here's a photo: Hyssop)