The Bachelor's Song
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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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:13
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