The History of Leith

October 5, 2006

The Husband’s Commandments

This satirical broadside begins: ‘1. I am thy husband; thou shalt have no other husband but me, whom thou didst vow to love, honour and obey; for I saved thee from old-maidenism, and rescued thee from the terror of single blessedness.’ A note at the foot of the sheet states that it was published, or supplied, by ‘L. Macartney, The Poet’s Box, 184 Overgate, Dundee’ for more click here

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