Happy Child, The
DESCRIPTION: "You parents who have children dear, To what I shall relate give ear, In Barnet lived a happy pair." The husband dies leaving a wife and daughter. The daughter tries to convert non-Christian children. The Devil appears. The girl goes to heaven.
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Flanders-NewGreen); broadside versions probably from the late eighteenth century
KEYWORDS: religious Devil orphan
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Flanders-NewGreen, pp. 48-53 (1 text, 1 tune)
ST FlNG048 (Partial)
NOTES: Ewwww. - RBW
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