An' she 'lowed she didn't want no bonnet, but would like to change her pinny.
But when I shipped along o' you,' says he, 'I 'lowed I could cook.
Then Luke Shanders 'lowed he was cold, and asked if I had a drap o' whiskey.
I 'lowed I remembered the old boy; in fact he'd stuck in my mind all day.
She 'lowed she'd stay and mind t' children till I get better a bit.
He 'lowed he just set deadfalls—a good name for his work, I'm thinking now.
I 'lowed then that 'twas a bashful child I had lured with my sad melody.
And he lowed he would, when he seed my gun looking him square in the eye.
Then I 'lowed she might tell me what was up—through the door.
You seemed so damn curious about my stock, Ah 'lowed ye were purchasin'.