Oh That I Had in My Coffin Been Laid

DESCRIPTION: The old man complains that his silly young wife won't let him sleep: "when she comes to bed to me she winna lie still." What does she want? He wishes he had died before he married, or that she "would but sicken and die"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: age sex nonballad husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1309, "Oh That I Had in My Coffin Been Laid" (1 text)
Roud #7205
File: GrD71309

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