Little Mary Phagan, she went to town one day She went to the pencil fact'ry, to get her little pay She left her home at eleven, when she kissed her mother good-bye Not one time did the po' child think, she was goin' right to die Leo Frank met her, with a blues we hardly know He smiled and said, "Lil' Mary, now you go home no mo'" He sneaked along behind her, 'til she reached the little room He laughed and said, "Lil' Mary, you met your fatal doom."
She fell upon her knees, to Leo Frank she pled Because she was virtuous, he hit her across the head The tears rolled down her rosy cheeks, the blood flowed down her back She remembered tellin' her mother what time she would be back
He killed lil' Mary Phagan, was on one holiday Then called for ol' Jim Conley to take her body away He took her to the basement, bound hand and feet Down in the basement, lil' Mary lay asleep
Newt Lee was the watchman, when he went to wind the key Down in the basement, lil' Mary he could see He called for the officers, their names I do not know They came to the pencil factr'y, saying, "Newt Lee, you must go."
They took him to the jailhouse, locked him in a cell The poor ol' innocent nigger, knew nothin' for to tell I have a notion in my head, when Frank comes to die He took his damnation in the courthouse in the sky
The astonished asked the question, the angels they do say Why he kill lil' Mary, upon one holiday? Come all of you good people, wherever you may be, Supposin' little Mary belonged to you or me?
Her mother sets a-weepin' She weeps and mourns all day She prays to meet her baby In a better world some day
Judge Roan passed the sentence You bet he passed it well Solicitor Hugh M. Dorsey Sent Leo Frank to...
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