Jolly Sailor's Wedding, The

DESCRIPTION: "Give me service to the young man That lives in the town below"; the girl promises to go with Jamie whether her mother agrees of not. Her mother says that he might die in the wars. When the mother sees the girl is determined, she gives her 500 pounds
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1891 (Ashton-Sailor)
KEYWORDS: love courting sailor mother money
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ashton-Sailor, #72 insert, "The Jolly Sailor's Wedding" (1 text)
Roud #23088
File: AshS072i

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