Sir Steeple

DESCRIPTION: Sir Steeple courted "queer widow Glib" for her money and the chance for knighthood if they were married. "Together they gadded to concerts and halls." At the wedding the parson says "Your wife's rather short" "In choosing two evils I've chosen the least"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: greed marriage money humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 819, "Sir Steeple" (1 text)
Roud #6213
File: GrD4819

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