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Posted By: Charley Noble
24-May-03 - 09:35 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: While the Rich Man Rides By in His ...
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: fwd: help identify music hall song
Steve-

Well, I didn't find exactly the fragment you posted:

"See him ridng in his carriage,
Home returning from the hunt;
He's got [... forgotten this line ...]
She's got corns upon her feet!"

But it seems to be in the same family:

See him ridng in his Bentley,
Coming homeward from the hunt;
He got riches from his marriage
She got corns upon her c**t.

From BAWDY BALLADS & DIRTY DITTIES OF THE WARTIME R.A.F., edited by Harold Bennett, p. 232.

Guess I'll have to PM Brian since he's not tending his thread.

Cheerily,
Charley Noble