“Thimble Buried His Wife at Night”


Thimble's scolding wife dies; preparations are made for her burial. Thimble regrets that her diamond ring must stay on her finger. When an attempt is made to remove it, the dead woman walks to protect it. Thimble refuses any dealings with her


  1. BrownII 205, "Thimble Buried His Wife at Night" (1 fragment)
  2. Roud #6494
  3. BI, BrII205


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1938 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)