There Was an Old Woman Lived Under a Hill
DESCRIPTION: "There was an old woman lived under a hill, And if she isn't gone, she lives there still." Various endings seem to have been grafted on.
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1744 (Tom Thumb's Pretty Song Book)
KEYWORDS: home nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 541, "There was an old woman" (1 text)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #4, p. 28, "(There Was an Old Woman)"
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