Drownded Boy, The

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas early in the springtime, all in the month of May, A young man in deep sorrow from his home he went away." In his sorrow he jumps in the river and drowned. His body is found at evening. He awaits the Judgment Day
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AbrahamsRiddle)
KEYWORDS: suicide drowning death river
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AbrahamsRiddle, pp. 129-130, "The Drownded Boy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3524
NOTES [18 words]: According to AbrahamsRiddle, this was written by Reverend George Poole about the suicide of Rugus Parrott. - RBW
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File: Abrr129

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