Mudcat Café message #438419 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #33059   Message #438419
Posted By: GUEST,Bruce O.
11-Apr-01 - 04:25 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Take Her Out of Pity/Old Maid's Song
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Take Her Out of Pity
In the Scarce Songs 1 file on my website ( you will find 17th century versions and later ones (click on 'Old Maid's Complaint'). As you will see, the modern form is no later than 1825.