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Thread #143708 Message #3318622
Posted By: Richie
07-Mar-12 - 08:27 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 2
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 2
There's a great article on the Coates family by Mike Yates:
It quotes the Lazarus text. Because "happy cure (epicure)" appears in both the Coates and Greer text's it seems likely that Greer was aware of the Coates text (published in 1917) and later added this to his manuscript.