Clown's Courtship, The

DESCRIPTION: "Quoth John to Joan, wilt thou have me?" He promises cow, calf, house, rents, "Oh, say, Joan, will not that do? I cannot come every day to woo." He gives other reasons to accept him. Her answer is not recorded
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1877 (Bell-Combined)
KEYWORDS: love courting farming money home
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bell-Combined, p. 375, "The Clown's Courtship" (1 text)
ST BeCo374B (Partial)
Roud #1596
cf. "I Hae Layen Three Herrings a Sa't (I Cannot Come Every Day to Woo)" (subject)
File: BeCo374B

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