I Am an Old Bachelor (The Sorrow of Marriage)

DESCRIPTION: "I am an old bachelor both ragged and lame, I just from County Cumberland came." He marries an old maid and at once faces trouble. She dresses well; he dresses poorly. He has to do the housework. He wishes he were dead
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage oldmaid hardtimes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stout 70, pp. 93-94, "The Sorrow of Marriage" (1 text)
Roud #4866
cf. "Devilish Mary" [Laws Q4] (theme: wife dominating husband) and references there
File: Stou070

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