Minister's Wife Has Learned a Sang, The
DESCRIPTION: "The minister's wife has learned a sang And she cares not how grit it be if it be lang"
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: music wife clergy
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1869, "The Minister's Wife Has Learned a Sang" (1 fragment)
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan8 text. - BS
Ben conjecturs that "grit" in the second line is "great." This seems likely,but I might conjecture that it is from "greet," "weep" -- i.e. she doesn't care how mournful the song is if it's long enough. - RBW
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