"Ferry me across the water, Do, boatman, do." "If you've a penny in your purse I'll ferry you." "I have a penny in my purse, And my eyes are blue; So ferry me across the water, Do, boatman, do!" "Step into my ferry-boat, Be they black or blue, And for the penny in your purse I'll ferry you."
Escapades: Songs for Rote and Piano Duet
Song Cycle by Allan Blank (b. 1925)
?. The ferryman  [sung text not yet checked]
- by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894), no title, appears in Sing-song: a nursery rhyme book, first published 1872 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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