Old Simon

DESCRIPTION: Old Simon courts a young girl. She rejects him. He says he is rich. She says he is "not fit to wed with a young maid." He says he'll love her, be at her command and with riches she'll be like a queen. She agrees to "be married to your gold, you old man"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: age greed marriage dialog
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, p. 77, "Old Simon" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 462)
Roud #1248
File: WT077

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