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My tall Nigger, him colour bery black ;
Nobody dare play lark on him.
CHARCOAL MAKE A WHITE MARK UPON HIM! Him got a little white just about de eye;
Bery little white—no green!
Sich a tall nigger neber was seen!
“Dat,” say de Nigger brave,
“De longest day you have ? Den, by jingo! I CANNOT TAND UPRIGHT in um! England—me pity her !—can neber see my phiz ; Nigger can't tand up in de longest day she has !”
Dere come a savage man,
Fond ob cruel sport ;
“ Nigger him so bery tall,
Let us cut him short,
Den him run about the faster !” Massa say, “Tankye—bery good idea.” Den he sing out, “ Nigger, you sina! you come here !
My friend want me to cut you shorter.”
Nigger sing out, “No, massa! cutting make me bleed ; But, massa, Nigger promise to grow bery short indeed,
If you wait for a year and a quarter."
Massa say, “ Bery well-go away and grow;
He set to work in 'earnest, and it bery jolly sport,