[Ads-l] "the man that married Hannah"

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Thu Aug 20 08:16:18 EDT 2020


I agree. The proposed definitions seem a mismatch or an odd progression or....
Stephen
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Stephen Goranson wrote:
> Very well. Here is the ballad on two broadsides:
>
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/static/images/sheets/20000/19493.gif__;!!OToaGQ!4zhDONtDHasfORZcSUg8xhYhIEERWt56qa2dw_uo9JL0LeJ-ke9ozSbPPtoh2M4W$

Great work, Stephen!

Oddly, the connection between the proposed definitions of the phrase
and the lyrics is currently unclear to me. Maybe there is some
intermediary step.

Garson

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