Rules of Marriage

DESCRIPTION: The singer describes his ideal mate. She must be good-natured, clever and handsome, and get up at dawn to make his breakfast. If he comes home drunk she must kiss him and put him to bed. If he runs out of money she must pawn her clothes.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: marriage drink food humorous nonballad clothes beauty
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1354, "Rules of Marriage" (4 texts, 2 tunes)
Roud #7232
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Come All Ye Gay Young Lasses
File: GrD71354

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