As Tom Was A-Walking

DESCRIPTION: "As Tom was a-walking one fine summer's morn... He met Cozen Mal, with the tub on her head." He asks to speak to her; she sends him to talk to Fanny Trembaa. After promising her a new fig, she agrees to marry him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1846 (Dixon-Peasantry)
KEYWORDS: courting food rejection marriage humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dixon-Peasantry, Song #20, pp. 203-204,249, "As Tom was a-walking. An ancient Cornish song" (1 text)
Bell-Combined, p. 413, "As Tom Was A-Walking" (1 text)

ST BeCo413 (Partial)
Roud #4587
File: BeCo413

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