Guid Guid Wife, The
DESCRIPTION: "To hae a wife, and rule a wife, Taks a wise wise man." The singer lists the penalties and injuries a man with a bad wife will suffer, and the benefits to a man with a good wife. A man with a good wife "gets gear eneuch"; a bad wife brings "care eneuch"
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Ord)
KEYWORDS: marriage hardtimes warning nonballad husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ord, p. 154, "A Guid, Guid Wife" (1 text)
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