Mary Kate White

DESCRIPTION: Gus courts Mary Kate White when her sweetheart Ned is laid up with an injury. Gus takes her to a card game, an acceptable public courting site, but "it was labour in vain." Ned recovers "so now he and Kate play cards" with Gus as imaginary prize.
AUTHOR: Paul E. Hall (according to Bennett-Downey)
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (Bennett-Downey)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection cards
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bennett-Downey 15, pp. 111-115, "Mary Kate White" (1 text)
Roud #24298
RECORDINGS:
Jerome Downey, "Mary Kate White" (on NFJDowney01)
File: BeDo111

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