Happy Marriage, The

DESCRIPTION: "How blest has my life been, what joys have I known, since wedlock's soft bondage made Jessie my own." The singer looks fondly back on life and children. Though his wife is growing old, he finds happiness at home and tells others they should do the same.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1853 (Scots Musical Museum)
KEYWORDS: love husband wife marriage children age
FOUND IN: Ireland Britain
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H753, p. 501, "The Happy Pair" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST HHH753 (Full)
Roud #9464
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Contented Wife and Answer
File: HHH753

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