Mouldering Vine, The

DESCRIPTION: "Hail! ye sighing sons of sorrow, Come learn with me your certain doom; Learn with me what's your fate tomorrow, Dead and perhaps laid in the tomb." Life should bring "to our mind the mouldering vine." People are dying; trees are dying; you are next
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1837 (William Caldwell's _Union Harmony_, according to McNeil)
KEYWORDS: death religious nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McNeil-SMF, pp. 120-121, "Sons of Sorrow" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13950
NOTES [3 words]: Cheerful guy. - RBW
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File: MSMF120

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