On a Cold December Night

DESCRIPTION: "It was on a cold December night, 'Twas the eve were Christmas morn," a wife and child wait in a hut with broken windows for their drunkard husband. After just ten years of marriage, their home is broken. The freezing boy declares he feels warmer and dies
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout)
KEYWORDS: mother father children death drink hardtimes
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stout 102, pp. 126-127, "On a Cold December Night" (1 text)
Roud #4876
File: Stou102

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