As we marched down to Faneri-o
 As we marched down to Faneri-o
 Our captain fell in love with a lady like a dove
 And they called her name, pretty Peggy-o
 Come a runnin' down the stairs, pretty Peggy-o
 Come a runnin' down the stairs, pretty Peggy-o
 Come a runnin' down the stairs, combin' back
  your yellow hair
 You're the prettiest little girl I've ever seen-o

 In a carriage you will ride, pretty Peggy-o
 In a carriage you will ride, pretty Peggy-o
 In a carriage you will ride, with your true love by 
  your side
 As far as any maiden in the ar-e-o
 What will your mother say, pretty Peggy-o?
 What will your mother say, pretty Peggy-o?
 What will your mother say, when she finds you've
  gone away
 To places far and strange to Faneri-o?

 If ever I return, pretty Peggy-o
 If ever I return, pretty Peggy-o
 If ever I return, all your cities I will burn
 Destroying all the ladies in the ar-e-o
 Destroying all the ladies in the ar-e-o


a traditional song performed and recorded by many artists, such as Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, and Simon and Garfunkel. there are various different versions, here i enclosed the lyrics to a version recorded by Simon and Garfunkel. and yes, my name is peggy :)
This is the version played by the Grateful Dead

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As we rode out to Fennario
As we rode out to Fennario
Our captain fell in love with a lady like a dove
And he called her by name pretty Peggy-O

Will you marry me, pretty Peggy-O
Will you marry me, pretty Peggy-O
If you will marry me, I will set your cities free
And free all the ladies in the area-O

I would marry you, sweet William-O
I would marry you, sweet William-O
I would marry you, but your guineas are too few
And I feel my mother would be angry-O

What would your mother think, pretty Peggy-O
What would your mother think, pretty Peggy-O
What would your mother think when she hears the guineas clink
And saw me marching at the head of my soldiers-O

If ever I return, pretty Peggy-O
If ever I return, pretty Peggy-O
If ever I return, all your cities I will burn
Destroy all the ladies in the area-O

Come stepping down the stairs, pretty Peggy-O
Come stepping down the stairs, pretty Peggy-O
Come stepping down the stairs, combing back your yellow hair
And bid a last farewell to young Willie-O
Sweet William he is dead, pretty Peggy-O
Sweet William he is dead, pretty Peggy-O
Sweet William he is dead, and he died for a maid
And buried in the Louisiana country-O

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