Husband Lamenting the Death of the Wife, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come, my dear friends, and mourn with me In my afflicted state. I am bereaved, as you may see, Of my dear loving mate." He tells his grief, notes how the children miss their mother, and says it is God's will
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Belden), from a diary of the Civil War era
KEYWORDS: husband wife death loneliness orphan
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Belden, p. 467, "The Husband Lamenting the Death of the Wife" (1 text)
Roud #7957
File: Beld467B

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