May and December
DESCRIPTION: The singer (May) would not be a husband bought by a codger (December). He wants "a young damsel so brisk as a bee." He is "nimble and active" and "not so old as you take me to be." "Come to my wedding" and we'll fill the glasses and push them about.
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Reeves-Circle)
KEYWORDS: age courting wedding dancing drink nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Reeves-Circle 90, "May and December" (1 text)
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