The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #79620   Message #1444114
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
26-Mar-05 - 06:29 AM
Thread Name: Origins: 'Long looked for come at last'
Subject: RE: 'Long looked for come at last' -from ??
The Wanton Seed was Nick Caffrey's source, evidently; it was Frank Purslow who added the lines from Mrs Wall. It was also Purslow who called the song by that name (perhaps by analogy with Sharp's examples); in Gardiner's MSS it appears as Abroad as I was Walking.