Reform and Whigs

DESCRIPTION: A wife complains of politics which has driven her husband "clean dementit." He has no time for work "to save us frae starvation" for worrying about the nation's problems. She begs him "Leave them wha can to mak' the laws ... lat the nation look to itsel"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: nonballad political husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 596, "Reform and Whigs" (1 text)
Roud #6046
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Quaker's Wife" (tune, per GreigDuncan3)
File: GrD3596

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