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I'll be no submissive wife

by George Alexander Lee

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I'll be no submissive wife
English source: Anon.

I'll be no submissive wife,
No, not I; no, not I.
I'll not be a slave for life,
No, not I.
Think you on a wedding day,
That I'd say as others say,
Love, honour and obey?
No, not I; no, not I.
Love, honour and obey?
No, not I.

I to dullness don't incline,
No, not I; no, not I.
Go to bed at half-past nine,
No, not I.
Should a humdrum husband say,
That at home I ought to stay,
Do you think that I'll obey?
No, not I; no, not I.
Do you think that I'll obey?
No, not I.

Composer

George Alexander Lee

George Alexander Lee was an English musician and composer.

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