Oh, my love stood under the walnut tree, Over the garden wall, She whispered and said she'd be true to me, Over the garden wall. She'd beautiful eyes and beautiful hair, She was not very tall, so she stood on a chair And many a time I have kissed her there, Over the garden wall.
Chorus. - Over the garden wall, The sweetest girl of all, There never was yet such eyes of jet, And you may bet I'll never forget The night our lips in kisses met, Over the garden wall.
But her father stamp'd, and her father raved, Over the garden wall, And like an old madman he behaved, Over the garden wall She made me a bouquet of roses red, But immediately I popped up my head, He gave me a bucket of water instead, Over the garden wall. - Cho.
One day I jumped down on the other side, Over the garden wall, And she bravely promised to be my bride, Over the garden wall. But she screamed in fright, "Here's father quick! I have an impression he's bringing a stick;" But I brought the impression of half a brick, Over the garden wall. - Cho.
But where there's a will there's always a way, Over the garden wall, There's always a night as well as a day, Over the garden wall. We hadn't much money, but weddings are cheap, So while the old fellow was snoring asleep, With a lad and a ladder she managed to creep Over the garden wall. - Cho.
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