Howes o' King-Edward, The
DESCRIPTION: "Though lovely the land where in childhood I wandered," the singer looks back on a different, more gloomy world. He recalls happy days of the past; now, "O, changed are the Howes o' King-Edward to me!"
AUTHOR: William Cruikshanks (died 1868)
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Ord)
KEYWORDS: home nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ord, pp. 339-340, "The Howes o' King-Edward" (1 text)
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