Bible Is a Holy and Visible Law, The (Rope-Jumping Rhyme)

DESCRIPTION: "The Bible is a holy and visible law" (or, "By the old Levitical law"), "I marry this (Indian) to this (squaw), By the point of my jack-knife, I pronounce you man and wife."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty Bible Indians(Am.)
FOUND IN: US(NE,SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Newell, #183, "Rhyme for Jumping Rope" (1 text with variants)
File: Newe183

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