Harry's Courtship

DESCRIPTION: "Harry courted modest Mary... Harry was country neat as could be, But his words were rough, and his duds were muddy." She asks about what he has in the way of pottery. She demands an easy life. He declares he will court Margery instead
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1877 (Bell-Combined-EarlyBallads-CustomsBalladsSongsPeasantryEngland)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection humorous clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bell-Combined-EarlyBallads-CustomsBalladsSongsPeasantryEngland, pp. 375-376, "Harry's Courtship" (1 text)
ST BeCo375 (Partial)
Roud #2470
File: BeCo375

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