Come, Ye Friends of a Social Life
DESCRIPTION: Friends, "foes to discord, care and strife," have "a glass of good strong beer" before death stops us from drinking more.
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: death drink nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, pp. 52-53, "Come, Ye Friends of a Social Life" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 340)
cf. "Landlord, Fill the Flowing Bowl" (theme: drink and good fellowship)) and references there
NOTES [34 words]: Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 340 is assigned to both "Here's a Health to All Good Lasses" and "Come, Ye Friends of a Social Life"; 341 appears not to have been assigned. The editor has been notified (11/28/2009). - BS
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