School: St Anne's, Easkey (roll number 13968)

Location:
Easky, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Cáit Nic Eoin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0165, Page 179

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There was an old woman in this world.

Song
There was an old woman in this world
Who loved her husband well
She loved her husband in her heart
But another twice as well
Right fol the dol the de
Right fol the dol the de

She went to the doctor
Some medicine to buy
Doctor can you tell me
What will close an old man's eye
Right fol the dol the de
Get some marrow bones
And grind them up so fine
Throw them in the old man's eyes
And he won't see you at all
Right fol the dol the de
She got some marrow bones
and ground them up so small

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Collector
Marjorie Violet Day
Gender
female
Language
English