English Orphan, The

DESCRIPTION: "My home is in England, my home is not here, But why should I murmur when trials appear? The woman that took me, God has taken away." The child, left alone and friendless, still trusts in Jesus and asks for help to get to heaven
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: orphan religious
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 565, "An English Orphan" (1 text)
Roud #11887
NOTES [23 words]: No author for this seems to be known, but it's clearly composed; oral tradition doesn't tend to preserve such hideously stupid items. - RBW
File: Br3565

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