I've a toller vot I shpend, but I've notting for to lend, For I never borrows nothing, don't you see, Yohn Schmidt, I've a pooty leetle frow, unt I've friends in plenty now; Unt lots of pooty children on my knee Yohn Schmidt. I've nothing to desire, as I sits besides mine fire, Unt I schmokes myself into a sleeping state, Yohn Schmidt; I'm so happy vot can pe, so you listen now to me, Unt I'll tell you vot I loves, unt vot I hates, Yohn Schmidt.
I likes de Lager Beer, ven it's goot, unt isn't dear, I can trink 'bout sixty glasses in a tay, Yohn Schmidt, But I hates de liquor law, such a ting I never saw Vot would take our Schnapps and Lager away, Yohn Schmidt, I liken a Deutchen song 'bout a hundred verses long, Mit a chorus for a toussant voices too, Yohn Schmidt; But I hates de schniffle psalm, vot isn't vort a-kreutzer, To sing it makes your face so long and plue, Yohn Schmidt.
I likes some Deutchen food, ya, I likes it pooty goot, Der shpeck unt sauer-kraut, unt salad schlau,Yohn Schmidt; But I hates de mulk unt schwill, unt de veal dey never kill, For it ties before dey've time to hit a knock, Yohn Schmidt. I likes de pooty flowers vot grows in garten bowers, De cabbage unt de radish unt de beet, Yohn Schmidt; But I hate de toads unt frogs, unt de susage made of togs, Unt everyting vot isn't goot to eat, Yohn Schmidt.
Now I've got a leetle shtore, unt I sits before mine toor, Unt I sells de Branty schnapps unt pretzel cake,Yohn Schmidt Unt I tink I pretty soon, have a Lager Beer saloon, Unt den vot plenty money I vill make, Yohn Schmidt. Unt ven enough I've got, I will puy a house unt lot, Uut a corner grocery I vill have besides, Yohn Schmidt; Den so happy I vill pe, mit my children on my knee, Mit my money unt my frow, but mit no pride, Yohn Schmidt.
LOUIS BONSAL, Bookseller, Stationer and Blank Book Manufacturer, Corner of Baltimore & Frederick Sts., Baltimore, Md. Songs - Wholesale and Retail.
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