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The Bachelor's Song

Language: English

 How happy a thing were a wedding
 And a bedding,
 If a man might purchase a wife
 For a twelve month and a day;
 But to live with her all a man's life,
 For ever and for ay,
 Till she grow as grey as a cat,
 Good faith, Mr. Parson, I thank you for that.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Text added to the website: 2005-05-15.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:13
Line count: 8
Word count: 56

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