Let Old Nellie Stay
DESCRIPTION: The bartender is closing up, and demands that the "old lady in red" depart. As she starts crying, someone explains, "Her mother never told her The things a young girl should know... So do not treat her harshly Because she went too far...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1955
KEYWORDS: drink age sin recitation
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 44, "Let Old Nellie Stay" (1 text)
cf. "She Is More to Be Pitied than Censured" (theme)
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