“Woman the Joy and the Pride of the Land”


"Come married and single, together pray mingle, And listen awhile to these lines I relate; You that single have tarried, make haste and get married... For woman's the joy and the pride of the land." The theme is repeated in every verse

Cross references

  • cf. "There's Nothing Can Equal A Good Woman Still" (theme, some words)


  • Murray, Mu23-y1:011, "Woman the Joy and Pride of the Land," J.Bristow (Glasgow), 19C; also Mu23-y1:045, "Woman the Pride of the Land," James Lindsay (Glasgow), 19C


  1. Greenleaf/Mansfield 185, "Women's the Joy and the Pride of the Land" (1 text)
  2. Roud #4393
  3. BI, GrMa185


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield); 19C (broadside, Murray Mu23-y1:011)
Found in: Canada(Newf)