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Famous quotes containing the word billy:

    “Oh, where have you been, Billy boy, Billy boy?
    Oh, where have you been, charming Billy?”
    “I’ve been to seek a wife,
    She’s the joy of my life,
    She’s a young thing, and cannot leave her mother.”
    —Unknown. Billy Boy (l. 1–5)

    Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda,
    Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda with me?
    And he sang as he watched and waited while his billy boiled:
    ‘Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda with me?’
    Andrew Barton Peterson (1864–1941)

    “How old is she, Billy boy, Billy boy?
    How old is she, charming Billy?”
    Past six, past seven,
    Past twenty and eleven,
    She’s a young thing, and cannot leave her mother.”
    —Unknown. Billy Boy (l. 21–25)