'Tis Not Always the Bullet that Kills

DESCRIPTION: "Please, dear Uncle, now tell me why you're sighing." The boy wonders why, if he survived the war, he is always sad. The boy's mother says that she loved the uncle, but married her sweetheart's brother when she thought the uncle dead. Both regret this
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1920 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: love soldier betrayal war family
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 815, "'Tis Not Always the Bullet that Kills" (1 text)
Roud #7431
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Two Little Girls in Blue" (plot)
File: R815

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