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You do swear by custom of confession

DMI number:
33271
Poem Aliases
The Flitch Oath
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Old English tradition - see http://www.dunmowflitchtrials.co.uk/history/
First Line:
You do swear by custom of confession
Last Line:
Though the pleasure be ours the bacon's your own
Poem Genre / Form:
Answer/reply, Folk tale, and Confession
Themes:
Food and drink and Marriage
Related Poems
First Line:
You shall swear by custom and confession
Last Line:
Tho the pleasure is our's the bacon's your own
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The book of oddities: or, agreeable variety for town and country [2nd ed] [T128714] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The book of oddities: or, agreeable variety for town and country [3rd ed] [T128530] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed