Old Mare, The

DESCRIPTION: Old mare is stuck in a bog "and they couldn't get her out." Finally they get her out but she makes her will and dies. The sheep dog will have her bones and the old mistress shall "have my skin to wrap herself"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (OShaughnessy-Yellowbelly2)
KEYWORDS: age death lastwill humorous farming horse
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OShaughnessy-Yellowbelly2 34, "The Old Mare" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2651
File: OSY234

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