My old hen’s a good old hen,
She lays eggs for the section (railroad) men,
Sometimes one, sometimes two,
Sometimes enough for the whole blamed crew*.

Cluck old hen, cluck I tell you,
Click old hen, or I’m a-going to see you,
Cluck old hen, cluck, I say,
Cluck, old hen, or I’ll give you away.

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