The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #140894 Message #3240989
Posted By: Joe_F
18-Oct-11 - 06:36 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
Q: In Auden's collection (1938) the attribution is: "Victorian ballad. Orally collected." The title there is "Poor but Honest". In Amis's collection (1978), it is: "Anon. 'She Was Poor But She Was Honest.' Auden (ed.), _The Oxford Book of Light Verse_ (1938), supplemented by oral collection."