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THE BLACK MAN'S LAMENT.
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FILLING AND HEADING CASKS.




While cooling, it begins to grain,
Or form in crystals white and clear;
Then we remove the whole again,
And to the curing-house we bear.

Molasses there is drain'd away;
The liquor is through hogsheads pour'd;
The scum falls through, the crystals stay;
The casks are clos'd, and soon on board.