Woman Charming Woman, O!
DESCRIPTION: The singer cites the good ("what's the chief of man's delight") and bad ("who can clean his pockets out"), mostly good, about marriage. "Whose a match for any man? Charming little woman O: They'll wear the breeches if they can"
EARLIEST DATE: before 1865 (broadside, Bodleian Firth c.26(104))
KEYWORDS: marriage nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 1069, "Woman, Charming Woman" (1 fragment)
Bodleian, Firth c.26(104)[a few illegible words], "Woman Charming Woman, O!" ("What's the chief of man's delight"), J.O. Bebbington (Manchester), 1858-1864; also Harding B 11(4015), "Woman Charming Woman, O!"
NOTES: GreigDuncan5 is a fragment; broadside Bodleian Firth c.26(104) is the basis for the description. - BS
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