Drunkard's Dream (II), The

DESCRIPTION: "The drunkard dreamed of his old retreat, Of his cozy spot in the taproom seat." As he carouses, "Like a crash there came to the drunkard's side His angel child who that night had died." The drunkard sets down the glass; the host asks why he hesitates.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: drink death father children
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 23, "The Drunkard's Dream (II)" (1 text)
Roud #7856
cf. "Father, Dear Father, Come Home with Me Now" (theme) and references there
File: Br3023

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