“Signing the Pledge”


"The old folks would be happy If they knew I'd signed the pledge, For my feet have long been straying On the brink of ruin's edge." He hopes, "God helping me," to stay free of drink, to help his parents as they grow old


  1. Randolph 328, "Signing the Pledge" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7802
  3. BI, R328


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1920 (Randolph)
Keywords: drink family
Found in: US(So)