Old Bachelor (V), The

DESCRIPTION: The singer would not court a rich girl, and beautiful ones reject him. He would marry a well mannered farmer's daughter. He has a pleasant home with plenty of food and goods. "I wish that I may, get a prudent, chaste, and a virtuous wife"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad bachelor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1391, "The Old Bachelor" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7249
NOTES: GreigDuncan7: "George Garioch: from P. Murray about sixty years ago. Noted 24 July 1907." - BS
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File: GrD81391

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